ICAR, World Bank conference calls for creating a blended learning ecosystem in agriculture
23-Mar-2023 - 0 Comments.
The International Conference on Blended Learning Ecosystem for Higher Education in Agriculture 2023, hosted jointly by The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and the World Bank from March 21-23 as a part of the National Agricultural Higher Education Project’s (NAHEP) Resilient Agricultural Education System (RAES) development initiative has more than ten academic partners from around the world representing over ten countries deliberating on the best strategies in blended teaching and learning in agricultural education.
Covestro India joins hands with United Way Mumbai to put ‘Jal Sanjivani’ in Solapur District
26-Feb-2023 - 0 Comments.
Leading producer of innovative polymers and sustainable solutions provider Covestro and its NGO partner United Way Mumbai came together on 17 February 2023 to flag off a unique project- Jal Sanjivani. Jal Sanjivani is an integrated watershed management program aiming to build a climate-resilient agrarian community.
Morocco receives USD 180m loan from World Bank to support sustainable agriculture
28-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
The World Bank recently approved a USD 180m Investment Project Financing (IPF) loan to support resilient and sustainable agriculture in Morocco.
Cropin wins Climate Innovation Challenge; deploys robust climate-resilient solutions
08-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
Cropin, a global provider of agri-ecosystem intelligence, was recently named one of the winners of the Climate Innovation Challenge (CIC) grant, which is a sub-program of the Program for Asia Resilience to Climate Change, a trust fund administered by the World Bank and funded by the United Kingdom's Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO).
Har Medh Par Ped promoting tree plantation on farmlands
15-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
Sub-Mission on Agroforestry (Har Medh Par Ped) Scheme was launched in 2016-17 to encourage tree plantation on farm land along with crops/cropping system to help the farmers get additional income and make their farming systems more climate resilient and adaptive.
Creation of national agriculture disaster management scheme
09-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India has launched a flagship network project “National Innovations in Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA)” aiming at strategic research on adaptation and mitigation, demonstration of technologies on farmers’ fields and creating awareness among farmers and other stakeholders.
Need for resilient agriculture to tackle the uncertainties of the future, says agriculture commissioner
09-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
We need to promote integrated waste management systems, green chemistry, bio solutions, and pesticides, which will help to produce safe food. We will start with certifications and multi-levels safety standards that will ensure safe food production and consumption, Dr. Suresh Kumar Malhotra, Agriculture Commissioner, Government of India said.
Bayer launches decarbonization program for agriculture in Europe
30-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Bayer has announced the European launch of its global Carbon Initiative. The main goal is the decarbonization of the food value chain focusing on farmers’ activities for a more resilient and sustainable food system.
Harnessing the power of the EU-FAO partnership for sustainable agri-food systems transformation
01-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The European Union (EU) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) concluded today the 2021 edition of the EU-FAO Strategic Dialogue, underlining that there is an ambitious common agenda that will put people and the planet at the heart of a partnership towards more efficient, resilient, inclusive and sustainable agri-food systems.
FAO, IFAD and WFP stressed on building resilient food systems on World Food Day 2020
20-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
Against the backdrop of the Coronavirus pandemic that has challenged lives, livelihoods and economics, the three UN food agencies called for an unprecedented response by way of collaboration and partnership to continue the fight against food and nutrition insecurity.
ICAR signs MoU with NABARD for up-scaling various technologies, innovative farmer models
28-Dec-2019 - 0 Comments.
With a view to promote sustainable agriculture and climate-resilient farming systems, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Board of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).
CMFRI Open House Highlights Impact of Climate Change in Fisheries
04-Feb-2018 - 0 Comments.
CMFRI displayed the research output of the study on climate change conducted under the scheme of the National Innovations on Climate Resilient Agriculture