User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Agriculture
Last updated: Apr 22 2018 01:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Prospects are not so juicy for Muthalamada 21.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Kerala’s mango hub witnesses severe fall in production owing to climate change
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Missing democracy for the trees and hills 20.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
If you thought humans only exoticised and discriminated based on notions of racial purity among our own species, you aren’t paying attention to why we treat forestland the way we do.
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Tail feathers and tuxedos 19.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Penguins: black, white, and sometimes, a splash of colour! April 25 is the day to celebrate these waddling, cuddly creatures, and become aware of the human-made threats they face.
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Drastic plastic 19.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
April 22 is World Earth Day. This year, let’s join hands and encourage people to stop using plastic and clean up the mess.
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Apple loses sheen for Kanthallur ryots 19.4.2018 Hindu: National
Climate change and pest attacks have impacted yield
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Make agriculture a fully viable occupation: VP :: 'Focus on pisciculture, aquaculture' 19.4.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Make agriculture a fully viable occupation: VP :: 'Focus on pisciculture, aquaculture'
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Polymer 'sponge' can clean up oil spills 19.4.2018 General News
Scientists have developed a polymer sponge, using waste products from the petroleum and refining industries, that can quickly soak up crude oil from marine spills. The polymer made from waste cooking oil and sulphur (a by-product of the petroleum industry) could make polluted beaches, oily water, dead birds and marine life destruction a thing of the past. "This is an entirely new and environmentally beneficial application for polymers made from sulphur," said Justin Chalker, from Flinders University in the US. "This application can consume excess waste sulphur that is stockpiled around the globe and may help mitigate the perennial problem of oil spills in aquatic environments," said Chalker. Oil spills are a major global issue, with the International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation reporting about 7000 tonnes of crude oil spilling from tankers into oceans in 2017 alone. Hundreds of smaller spills of diesel fuel and other petroleum products affect developing countries in Africa, ...
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Equip farmers with knowledge, insights and products: Vice President 18.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu said that India must equip farmers with knowledge, insights and products. He was addressing the Valedictory Session of the One Day State Level Workshop on Biodiversity and Sustainable Agriculture for Doubling of Farmer’s Income” organized by the Government of Manipur and the Central Agricultural University, in Imphal, Manipur today.
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Nordic countries back India's bid for UNSC permanent membership 18.4.2018 General News
Nordic countries have backed India's bid for permanent membership in a reformed and expanded United Nations Security Council, terming New Delhi as a "strong candidate" for the world body's top organ. In a joint statement, issued late last night here after the first Indo-Nordic Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his counterparts from the five Nordic countries -- Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Finland -- reaffirmed their support for the UN and the Secretary-General's reform efforts to ensure the world body is more accountable and effective to the realities of the 21st century. Modi, Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen, Finnish Premier Juha Sipila, Iceland Premier Katrin Jakobsdottir, Norwegian Premier Erna Solberg and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven participated at the Summit titled 'India-Nordic Summit:Shared Values, Mutual Prosperity'. They also reaffirmed their full commitment to implementing the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development as well as the ...
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As PM Narendra Modi visits UK, Nordic nations back `strong candidate` India`s UNSC bid 18.4.2018 Zee News : India National
The five Nordic countries - Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Finland – also issued a joint statement terming New Delhi as a "strong candidate" for the world body's top organisation.
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One Republic to go for 'desi' outings on work trip in India 18.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
From catching a glimpse of Indian history to going on a foodie trail and travelling via local transport, members of American rock-pop band One Republic plan to take out time from their work trip and go on a 'desi' tour in the country.
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Joint Press Statement from the Summit between India and the Nordic Countries 18.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Today in Stockholm, the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of Denmark Lars Løkke Rasmussen, the Prime Minister of Finland Juha Sipilä, the Prime Minister of Iceland Katrín Jakobsdóttir, the Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg and the Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Löfven held a Summit hosted by the Swedish Prime Minister and the Indian Prime Minister.
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India, Nordic countries pledge to deepen cooperation 18.4.2018 General News
India and Nordic countries on Tuesday pledged to deepen cooperation at the Nordic Summit hosted by Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Prime Minister of Denmark Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Finland Juha Sipila, Prime Minister of Iceland Katrín Jakobsdottir, and Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg participated in the summit.A Joint Statement after the summit said that the Prime Ministers pledged to deepen cooperation between the Nordic countries and India, and focused their discussions on key issues related to global security, economic growth, innovation and climate change.The Prime Ministers reaffirmed the importance of free trade as a catalyst for achieving inclusive growth and realising the Sustainable Development Goals.The Prime Ministers acknowledged that innovation and digital transformation drive growth in an interconnected world, and underpin a growing engagement between the Nordic countries and India."The role of the Nordic
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India, Nordic countries vow to strengthen ties 18.4.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his counterparts from Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland and Denmark today vowed to deepen cooperation between India and the Nordic countries, as the leaders deliberated on key issues of security, economic growth and climate change. Modi and the leaders of the five Nordic countries participated in the first India-Nordic Summit co-hosted by India and Sweden here. Modi, Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen, Finnish Premier Juha Sipila, Iceland Premier Katrin Jakobsdottir, Norwegian Premier Erna Solberg and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven participated at the Summit titled 'India-Nordic Summit:Shared Values, Mutual Prosperity'. "The Prime Ministers pledged to deepen cooperation between India and the Nordic countries and focused their discussions on key issues related to global security, economic growth, innovation and climate change," a joint statement issued after the summit said. "They acknowledged that innovation and digital ...
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SAARC regional summit kicks off 18.4.2018 General News
Agricultural experts from SAARC nations will present a position paper on ways to address impact of climate change on agriculture at the SAARC regional summit, which kicked off today. More than 80 senior officers and agricultural experts from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka attended the inaugural session of the three-day conference in Hyderabad. The experts will also discuss adaptation measures for climate resilient agrarian systems. "The consultation will not only strengthen partnership among SAARC countries on climate resilient agricultural systems, but also cover research, economics and innovative policy towards climate smart agriculture in South Asia. "A discussion on the UNFCCC decision on agriculture will also be held during the conference," an official statement said. The conference on "Climate Resilient Agricultural Policies, Strategies and Programmes" was inaugurated by Telengana Chief Secretary Shailendra Kumar Joshi, at ...
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Nabard approves Rs 14,690 cr funding to Rajasthan 17.4.2018 General News
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has extended total credit support of Rs 14,690 crore to Rajasthan for 2017-18, an official said. Rajasthan has been one of the biggest beneficiaries under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) of NABARD, under which NABARD disbursed concessional loan ofRs 1,851.29 crore to the state government during 2017-18, NABARDs chief general manager A K Singh said here. He informed that among major infrastructure projects, bank sanctioned 10 irrigation projects, construction of 1614 roads and two rural drinking water supply projects. Singh said that NABARD is playing a crucial role as an important stakeholder in infra financing sector in rural parts of the country through its various funds.
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ICRISAT’s top honour for two women scientists 17.4.2018 Hindu: Health
Both bag Doreen Margaret Mashler Award for their work in plant pathology and biotechnology
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Saarc Agricultural Experts Discuss Ways to Address Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture 17.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
           Agricultural experts from SAARC nations will present a position paper on ways and means of addressing impact of climate change on agriculture and discuss adaptation measures for climate resilient agrarian systems at the three-day SAARC regional Conference on “Climate Resilient Agricultural Policies, Strategies and Programmes”.
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Innovative practices must come into farm sector to make it sustainable & profitable: Vice President 17.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu said that innovative practices must come into farm sector to make it sustainable and profitable. He was addressing the inauguration of year long Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Assam Agricultural University, in Jorhat, Assam today.
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KAU, Lithuanian varsity to tie up 17.4.2018 Hindu: Home
The Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) and Aleksandras Stulginskis University (ASU) of Lithuania will join hands to promote academic cooperation.Th
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