The initiative was signed on 15 November. The partnership will work with multiple government agencies to mobilise women's self-help groups and federations, to enhance farmers’ resilience.
A new independent report by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) released recently has said that over 250 million households across India
An Indian agritech start-up S4S Technologies is among the five green innovators to win the £1 million Prince of Wales’ prestigious Earthshot Prize. On 7 November,
The latest edition of the World Energy Outlook (WEO), the most authoritative global source of energy analysis and projections, released by the International Energy Agency (IEA), has said that India is likely to see the highest growth in energy demand over the next three decades compared to every other country
A new report by the United Nations warns that some areas in India have already passed the groundwater depletion tipping point and its entire northwestern region is predicted to experience critically low groundwater availability by 2025. Global key numbers are staggering: 21 of 37 world’s
India has had a quite a monsoon season this year. As of October 19, the Southwest monsoon season gave way to the northeast monsoons. However, the erratic nature and underperformance of the monsoons so far have left the country rather dry, and this could be a grave concern
Seventy-eight out of 1353 bird species in India are endemic to the country; three of them are critically endangered, according to a new book by the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), as reported by Mongabay-India. The report adds that India is home to 12.40% of the global bird diversity; 1353 bird
A $600 million fund for climate and environment projects was launched recently by India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) and Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), according to an Indian Ministry of Finance statement. With India and Japan as anchor investors, this joint initiative signals
On the 105th episode of Mann Ki Baat (Talking from the heart) — an Indian radio programme hosted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in which he addresses the people of the nation, Mr Modi appealed for one hour of shramdaan (voluntary work) for swachhata (cleanliness) at 10 am on 1st October by
Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi have developed a national-scale mapping of soil erodibility, a first of its kind in the country, according to an IIT Delhi press release. The process of soil erosion starts when rainfall occurs on the soil or when water flow (runoff) displaces the soil
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