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State Steering Committee (SSC) Meeting of the Green Agriculture Project in Mizoram

23/04/2019

The Green-Ag: Transforming Indian agriculture for global environmental benefits and the conservation of critical biodiversity and forest landscapes’ project seeks to mainstream biodiversity, climate change, and sustainable land management objectives and practices into Indian agriculture. Its overall objective is to “catalyze transformative change for India’s agricultural sector to support achievement of national and global environmental benefits and conserve critical biodiversity and forest landscapes”.

The Green Agriculture Project, will be implemented in five high-conservation-value landscapes in five states: i) Madhya Pradesh, ii) Mizoram, iii) Odisha, iv) Rajasthan and v) Uttarakhand with a total budget of   USD 33,558,716 which is being funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF). The project duration is from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2026.

The first State Steering Committee (SSC) Meeting of the Green Agriculture Project in Mizoram was held on 23 April 2019, chaired by Mr. Lalhmingthanga, Commissioner & Secretary Agriculture, in the Chief Secretary conference hall, Mizoram New Capital Complex. The SSC endorsed the Annual Workplan Budget including the procurement plan of the project for the first year of implementation.