JSW and Times of India invite those who have implemented locally evolved climate friendly practices for Earth Care Awards 2019.
Climate change related Non-seasonal rains with hailstorm, cyclone etc. have affected almost all the states of India in the last three years.
The Madhu Sandesh program of CropLife provides subsidized bee hive rentals to farmers to pollinate their crops.
Agriculture Minister addressing the Workshop on Ensuring Farmers Welfare through Traditional Organic Farming in New Delhi on October 07, 2016.
The Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML) invites everyone to weekly seminar on ‘Katyuris of Uttarakhand: Establishing food regimes in the central Himalayas from pre-history to circa.14CE’ by NMML Fellow Dr. Vasudha Pande. Katyuris are the much celebrated Kings of Uttarakhand. The narrative of the Katyuri state marks the shift from […]
Agriculture in India is amidst many a transition. Key aspects of the Green Revolution model are in crisis. There is an active debate on how to raise yields in dry land areas. Even more contested is the question of genetically modified organisms.
Kisan Swaraj Yatra is a pan-Indian outreach and mobilization effort to draw fresh attention of the nation to the continuing agrarian crisis in India. The Yatra, organized by ASHA (Alliance for Sustainable and Holistic Agriculture), a loose network of hundreds of organizations across the country, had set off on Gandhi […]
After becoming the first among developing countries to release updated greenhouse gas emissions report, India has taken another leap by releasing a “4X4” assessment of the impact of climate change on key sectors and regions across India in 2030s.
Wantrapreneur, the Business Plan Competition for social entrepreneurs is an annual affair hosted by Villgro. Wantrapreneur is about identifying and recognizing innovative social enterprises that have the potential to transform rural lives. It is an amazing opportunity for all those who have a social enterprise that can change lives. The […]
The Indian Government is considering approving genetic modification of our fruits and vegetables starting with Brinjal. While a rigged up “Expert” Committee has recommended clearance to genetically modified Bt Brinjal, due to concerns raised by independent scientists and farmer groups, Minister Jairam Ramesh has requested public feedback before making a decision in February. Let us make our voices […]
The I AM NO LAB RAT campaign underway in Delhi–to create consumer awareness on the adverse effects of Genetically Modified (GM) Brinjals–organised a colourful and unique ‘BRINJAL’ FESTIVAL in Dilli Haat yesterday. The festival was aimed at catching the Delhiites attention on this humble vegetable’s diversity being jeopardised and its socio-cultural importance discounted in government […]
DIVERSEEDS – a European scientific project of the IDC and supported by the European Commission’s 6th framework programme on “Networking on conservation and use of plant genetic resources in Europe and Asia” has just released the diverseeds documentary film! The 50 mins documentary film shows the importance of agricultural biodiversity for food and […]