MSCI, Burgiss launch analytical tool on climate change

MSCI, a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, and The Burgiss Group, a market-leading provider of data, analytics and technology solutions for investors of private capital, have announced the launch of a new analytical tool that enables institutional ...Read more

Kerala farmer’s innovation to save senile cashew gardens from debilitating pests, cyclonic storms

A woman farmer from Kannur district of Kerala has come up with an innovative practice to develop support roots in cashew trees to protect her senile cashew garden from devastating borer attacks and frequent cyclonic storms.   Aniyamma Baby from Kerala has developed an innovative cashew multiple rooting prop...Read more

Local Bounti focuses on sustainable agriculture

In response to growing customer demand, Local Bounti, a leader in the controlled environment agriculture (CEA) space, where it uses 90 per cent less water and 90 per cent less land than traditional agriculture has launched spring mix in the third quarter of 2021, increasing its SKU count from seven to eight. Sprin...Read more

India, UK to work towards facilitating R&D to drive low carbon pathways

Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav assured India’s full support to the UK COP Presidency for the meaningful outcome of COP and said that the upcoming COP26 should be the COP of action and implementation.    Yadav had a bilateral meeting with Elizabeth Truss...Read more

UPL's launches initiative to stop stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana

UPL's agri-services arm has launched a programme to end stubble burning practices in Punjab and Haryana by replacing the matchstick with a spray service for the PUSA decomposer, a bio-enzyme developed by IARI under the guidance of Dr AK Singh. plans to scale up the operations to end stubb...Read more

KVK Hoshiarpur conducts training on paddy residue mgmt

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Hoshiarpur recently conducted a training programme on different techniques of paddy residue management.   Dr Maninder Singh Bons, Deputy Director (Training), KVK Hoshiarpur gave a brief overview of the activities of KVK, especially the project on in-situ crop residue management. He lai...Read more

Climate resilience and protection of natural resources are critical to global food security: Economist Impact

Economist Impact released the 10th annual Global Food Security Index (GFSI). The report states a decline in global food security for the second consecutive year and strongly implies that climate resilience and the protection of natural resources are critical to global food security.    Sponsored by Cor...Read more

CNH Industrial announces temporary plant shutdowns in Europe

CNH Industrial will temporarily close several of its European agricultural, commercial vehicle and powertrain manufacturing facilities in response to ongoing disruptions to the procurement environment and shortages of core components, especially semiconductors.   CNH Industrial is constantly reviewing it...Read more

Scientists develop non-toxic activated carbon from tea, banana waste

A team of scientists have used tea and banana waste to prepare non-toxic activated carbon, which is useful for several purposes like industrial pollution control, water purification, food and beverage processing, and odour removal. The newly developed process avoids the usage of any toxic agent for synthesising ac...Read more

UPL launches ‘The Gigaton Challenge’ to support farmers in reducing atmospheric carbondioxide

UPL has announced the launch of a new series of initiatives to be deployed globally which will leverage sustainable methods to reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide equivalent 1 Gigaton by 2040. At an event in Sao Paulo, hosted by Jai Shroff, CEO, UPL, Mauricio Macri, Executive Chairman, FIFA Foundation, and attended ...Read more

Suzano's innovation in eucalyptus to provide solutions to environment challenges

Suzano, the world’s leading eucalyptus pulp producer and one of Latin America’s largest companies, will showcase its new innovative fluff pulp, Eucafluff, for the first time at Index 20 in Geneva on October 19 to 20.Suzano believes in the power of eucalyptus and innovation to provide solutions to the e...Read more

Nestlé initiates reforestation efforts in Philippines

Nestlé has recently launched a new initiative to plant two and a half million native bamboo clumps and a million trees over the next three years in the Philippines. This reforestation effort supports Nestlé's goal to plant 200 million trees by 2030. It also forms part of the company's plan to scale u...Read more