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25 July 2018
The Government of India aims to transform India’s agricultural sector to contribute to the achievement of global environmental objectives. The Ministry of Agriculture and Family Welfare (MoAFW) and the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), GoI proposes to address these challenges in collaboration GEF-FAO and other key players through...
18 June 2018
“Strengthening Agriculture and Allied Sector Contributions to India’s National Biodiversity Action Plan (NBAP) 2008 and National Biodiversity Targets (NBTs)” project will support the efforts of Government of India (GOI) with increased capacity at national, state and local levels through the development of policy with strategy and action plan on mainstreaming...
13 June 2018
The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (MoAFW), Government of India hosted a dinner in honour of Mr. Shyam Khadka, FAO Representative in India, on the successful completion of his tenure (2015-2019) as FAOR. The dinner was attended by Shri S.K. Pattanayak, Secretary to Government of India, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers'...
03 June 2018
  The global celebrations of World Environment Day 2018, being hosted by India, kicked off with a total of three thematic sessions being held at Vigyan Bhawan here today.  Reflecting the “Beat Plastic Pollution” theme of this year’s World Environment Day, the inaugural session focussed on the management of plastic pollution. ...
24 May 2018
 Global tea consumption and production are projected to keep rising over the next decade, driven by robust demand in developing and emerging countries. This will create new rural income opportunities and improve food security in tea-producing countries, according to a new report issued today. Tea consumption has grown particularly rapidly in...