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16 January 2020
On 16 January 2020, FAO joined hands with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR), Department of Biotechnology (DBT),  the USAID, WHO, and UNEP in organizing a multi-stakeholder advocacy meeting to mitigate impact...
29 May 2019
FAO India held a National Consultation on Child Project for “Highly Hazardous Pesticides use in Agriculture and strategy to combat its residual impact” under the GEF 7 - Agriculture Chemicals Programme on 28May, 2019. FAO is in consultation with the GEF Secretariat is in the process of designing a global...
07 May 2019
India has been an active contributor to the development of the Global Monitoring Framework for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which comprises 232 SDG indicators. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has been designated as the custodian agency for 21 SDG indicators and contributing agency to...
23 April 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...
19 March 2019
The Chairman of the Independent Council of FAO, Mr Khalid Mehboob on his maiden visit to India, interacted with the FAO India team in the New Delhi office. In an interactive session with the FAO India team, Mr Tomio Shichiri, FAO Representative in India, warmly welcomed Mr Mehboob and spoke of...
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