User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Agriculture
Last updated: Dec 13 2018 11:35 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Foreign experts to take part in AAU’s conference 13.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Foreign experts to take part in AAU’s conference
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Impact of changing weather patterns on agriculture 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
As per the Ministry of Earth Science, there is no evidence of change in weather pattern over the country. However, there have been extreme weather events in the recent past including extended dry periods, floods, hailstorms, cyclonic rains and winds etc., which caused damage to standing crops and ultimately poor yield of crops.
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Lateral Recruitment to Senior Positions in Government of India 11.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Department of Personnel & Training (DOPT) had invited applications from talented and motivated Indian nationals willing to contribute towards nation building to join the Government at the level of Joint Secretary on contract basis on 10th June 2018.
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Food and Agriculture organisation (FAO) Council approves India’s proposal to observe an International Year of Millets in 2023 7.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said that the 160th session of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Council, currently underway in Rome, approved India’s proposal to observe an International Year of Millets in 2023.
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RFRI conducts training programme 7.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
RFRI conducts training programme
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Concern over decline in reproductive capacity of muga silk worms 4.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Concern over decline in reproductive capacity of muga silk worms
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World Bank doubles funding for Climate Action 3.12.2018 Sify Finance
The World Bank Group on Monday announced that it will be doubling its current 5-year investments to around USD 200 billion in support for countries to take ambitious climate
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LIVE! Delhi govt fined Rs 25 crore for pollution; to be deducted from officials' pay 3.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Union Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan to Lead The Indian Delegation At COP-24 1.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The 24th meeting of Conference of Parties (COP-24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be held at Katowice, Poland from 2nd December 2018 to 14th December 2018. COP-24 is very significant as it is expected to finalise guidelines for implementation of the Paris Agreement adopted in 2016.
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President of India Inaugurates 13th Edition Of CII Agro Tech India - 2018 1.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the 13th edition of CII Agro Tech India-2018 today (December 1, 2018) in Chandigarh.   Speaking on the occasion, the President said that Indian agriculture needs a renewal of its marriage with contemporary technology; protection against climate change, price fluctuations and demand shocks; and sustained investment by and partnership with business.
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Advancement of Science & Technology, inclusive approach is crucial to become a developed nation: VP Science & Technology to make people’s lives better; Scientists must address challenges such as climate change and global warming; This is the most appropriate time for India to leverage the many opportunities before it & leap frog in development parameters; Step up investments in Science & Technology to support innovations; Presents NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Awards 2018. 21.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu said that the nation must leverage the talents and skills of the young and educated by realizing the demographic advantage of having 65 per cent of the population below the age of 35 years.
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Innovation in farming need of the hour – Suresh Prabhu 16.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Suresh Prabhu giving away innovation awards to agri startups in New Delhi   Countries across the world are facing threat of climate change and there is an urgent need for innovation in agriculture, said Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu.
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Network for Development of Agricultural Cooperatives in Asia and the Pacific (NEDAC) sets agenda for Cooperatives to cooperatives trade 15.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Addressing the inaugural session of the General Assembly of Network for Development of Agricultural Cooperatives in Asia and the Pacific(NEDAC) in New Delhi today Shri Parshottam K Rupala, Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare said that NEDAC is a unique organization encompassing mix of Government and non Government organizations created by FAO for synergizing policies and programmes of government and cooperative institutions at country level.
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Tripura to focus on 6 core sectors for development 6.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Tripura to focus on 6 core sectors for development
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Climate Jamboree empowers 6000 students for sustainable future 5.11.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Nov 5 (NewsVoir): Driving the message of sustainable development, Minister of State Hardeep Singh Puri emphasized that sustainability is going to be the fulcrum if India has to achieve SDGs.
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THIS diet will save the planet 4.11.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
A plant-based diet can make you healthier.
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Union Agriculture Minister addresses Inter – Session Meeting of Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare 1.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
        The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh addressed the Inter-Session Meeting of Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare in New Delhi today.
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India-Japan Vision Statement 29.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Prime Minister of India H.E. Shri Narendra Modi visited Japan on October 28-29, 2018 for the India-Japan Annual Summit with Prime Minister of Japan H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe. During the visit, recognizing the unparalleled potential for development of relations between the two countries, Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Abe reviewed the significant milestones achieved over the last four years and outlined the following shared vision for the future of India-Japan relations:   The India-Japan Special Strategic and Global Partnership, firmly rooted in history and based on common values is the mainspring for advancing the two countries’ shared strategic objectives and achieving peace, prosperity and progress to realize a better future for the people of the two countries.
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Prof. M.S. Swaminathan is a Vishwaguru in Agriculture: Vice President 26.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called the eminent Agricultural Scientist, Prof. M.S. Swaminathan is a Vishwa Guru in Agriculture, a teacher and a scholar who continues to leave his inspirational, ideational thought prints on the world.
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Health of Top Soil, Water Usage and Climate Change are Challenges Facing Indian Agriculture: Suresh Prabhu 26.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Suresh Prabhuspeaking at the World Agriculture Prize function in New Delhi           The majority of the population of India still depends on agriculture, therefore the ills plaguing Indian agriculture have to be dealt with urgently.
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