Amazon, The Nature Conservancy launch Agroforestry and Restoration Accelerator

Amazon has announced the launch of Agroforestry and Restoration Accelerator in partnership with The Nature Conservancy, a global environmental organisation. The Accelerator will create a more sustainable source of income for thousands of local farmers in the Brazilian Amazonian state of Pará, while also res...Read more

49th International COCOTECH Conference promotes smart farming in coconut

The 49th International COCOTECH Conference and Exhibition, was recently held virtually in Jakarta, Indonesia. The conference is the largest international conference dedicated solely to coconut development conducted biannually. The theme for this year's conference is 'Promoting Smart Farming, Eco-Friendly and Innov...Read more

Grundfos India collaborates with CII to initiate conversation on sustainability

Grundfos India, a global leader in advanced pump solutions and water technology, is supporting the 16th Sustainability Summit organised by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) as a diamond partner. This summit will accelerate conversations on how sustainable efforts can be made for a better future through ...Read more

KVK Patiala organises prog on environmental pollution by biomass burning

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Patiala organised a one-day awareness programme on combating environmental pollution by biomass burning under Mahindra & Mahindra CSR scheme on 31.8.2021 at KVK, Patiala campus. 110 farmers and farm women participated in the event.    An event was embraced by Dr Rajbir Brar, D...Read more

GSEF proposes rainwater harvesting along national highways

Green Sheen Environment Foundation (GSEF), a non-profit organisation that focuses on promising technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and sensors for a sustainable impact on the earth's natural wealth and resources, has proposed to the government an ambitious rainwater harvesting plan along the national hi...Read more

Corteva, Indigo expand Carbon Initiative for 2022 crop year

Corteva has announced the expansion of its Carbon Initiative for the 2022 crop year, supported by a strategic collaboration with Indigo. Corteva's programme continues to provide a simple path for farmers to maximise the value of their soil health practices, now by producing independently verified credits measured,...Read more

ICAR-CCARI, Goa inks MoU with ICAR-CPRI, Shimla

The ICAR-Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Goa signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the ICAR-Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh to 'Popularise the VEGFAST Technology and develop a modified model for the Coastal Region.' Dr Parveen Kumar, Director, ICAR-CCARI, Goa...Read more

CropLife India - FICCI webinar highlights risk awareness in crop protection industry

CropLife India and FICCI jointly organised a webinar on 'The Importance of Safety in Manufacturing: Indian Crop Protection Industry,' operation and execution of production change management. The Chief Guest on the occasion was Samir Kumar Biswas, Additional Secretary (Chemicals), Department of Chemicals & Petr...Read more

US-India CTAG initiative eyes global action on climate

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) and US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) has recently launched the US-India Climate Technologies Action Group (CTAG), which aims to bring together major private and public sector stakeholders from both countries on concrete initiatives that can contribute to adv...Read more

KVK Ropar organises awareness prog on crop residue management

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Ropar organised a one-day awareness programme on regional agricultural issues with special emphasis on crop residue management under NAAS, Series Lecture, Ludhiana. The programme, held under the guidance of Dr JS Mahal, Director of Extension Education, PAU, Ludhiana.Dr GS Makkar, Deputy Direc...Read more, IARI, IIM Rohtak launch PUSA spraying services to end stubble burning practices, an integrated technology-led solutions provider for sustainable agriculture globally and a part of the OpenAg network of UPL, announced the programme to end stubble burning practices in the states of Punjab and Haryana by replacing the matchstick with a spray service for the PUSA decomposer, a bioenz...Read more

Govt relaxes rules for import of crushed, de-oiled GM soya cake

The Government of India has relaxed the rules for the import of crushed and de-oiled GM soya cake (non-living organism only). The move is going to benefit the farmers, poultry farmers and fishermen in a big way.   Application of provision as in Condition 6(b) of General Notes Regarding Import Policy Schedul...Read more