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15 March 2019
Participatory assessment of forest area and its changes through innovative data collection techniques A six days national training workshop is being organized in Dehradun, Uttrakhand from 11-16 March 2019 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Forest Survey of India (FSI) for the Global Forest...
11 March 2019
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) and National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) with FAO have developed a project on ‘Strengthening Agriculture and Allied Sector Contributions to India’s National Biodiversity Action Plan (NBAP) 2008 and National Biodiversity Targets (NBTs)’. The project is being implemented in the states of Punjab,...
22 February 2019
The first State Steering Committee meeting for the GEF 6 funded, Green Agriculture project was held on 22nd February 2019, at the Secretariat, Government of Uttarakhand. The meeting was chaired by the Agriculture Production Commissioner, Government of Uttarakhand  and attended by various Secretary –level officials of different line Departments. Officials of...
08 February 2019
Laboratory-based surveillance is considered one of the cornerstones for Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) management. It provides information for action in support to national and international strategies to tackle AMR. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has developed the FAO-ATLASS in order to support countries in assessing and...
03 December 2018
Mr.Tomio Shichiri, FAO Representative in India visited the Uttar Pradesh Water Sector restructuring Project (UPWSRP) last week. The discussions with the team were focussed around improved understanding and implementation of Farmer Water School (FWS), and focus on studying and evaluating the impacts of FWS. Up till now, the focus of the...