Senegal turns to eco-farming to protect food supply as climate changes

DAKAR, Jan 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Senegal aims to transition toward eco-farming on a national scale to protect its food supply from the effects of climate change, the agriculture minister said on Thursday. Increasing droughts and rising temperatures have taken a toll on crop production across West Africa’s Sahel region, adding to the stresses… Continue reading Senegal turns to eco-farming to protect food supply as climate changes

“Farming crops plus pisciculture can ensure income and nutritional security”

Laishram ShamungouIMPHAL, Jan 30: Experts are claiming that in today’s rapidly changing climatic conditions, the practice of farming and rearing fishes at the same field is a great source for both income security and nutritional security.From the early days, many areas of Manipur, specially in regions like Senapati and Ukhrul, people have been practising terrace… Continue reading “Farming crops plus pisciculture can ensure income and nutritional security”

Randeep Hooda shares video of leopard hurt badly in accident, calls for action | Watch

Publish Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 12:23 AM IST New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: Randeep Hooda, who often takes to social media to share thought on the climate change and preservation of the wildlife, has shared a gut-wrenching video of a leopard gravely injured in a road accident. In the video, an injured leopard… Continue reading Randeep Hooda shares video of leopard hurt badly in accident, calls for action | Watch

Recognise millets as foods of future: AIMS

Sangareddy: Stating that “Millet rights are womens’ rights,” the AIMS (All India Millet Sisters) opened a new chapter in the discourse on women’s rights in a Millet Charter-2020 released at the end of their three-day conference of the All India Millet Sisters (AIMS). The three-day AIMS meet was hosted by the Deccan Development Society’s premises at… Continue reading Recognise millets as foods of future: AIMS

Air quality inside IIM Indore campus twice cleaner than outside

The inaugural function was attended by IIM Indore director Prof Himanshu Rai, Roots & Shoots India country coordinator Shweta Khare and urban water management expert Dr Rahul Banerjee,In his inaugural address, Rai expressed concern about carbon emission and its impact on climate change. He said the solutions to all environmental issues must be found together.”In… Continue reading Air quality inside IIM Indore campus twice cleaner than outside

Govt allots 30% NE Council funds for deprived regions

NEW DELHI : The Union cabinet on Wednesday allocated 30% of the North-Eastern Council’s (NEC’s) budget for developing deprived areas and integrating them with the mainstream. The move, seen as part of the government’s Act East policy, will benefit marginalized and vulnerable groups of people in backward and neglected areas of North-eastern states, according to… Continue reading Govt allots 30% NE Council funds for deprived regions

MH-AADITYA

PTI January 29, 2020 23:32 IST We have ignored environment policies for too long: Aaditya    Pune, Jan 29 (PTI) Maharashtra Environment MinisterAaditya Thackeray said on Wednesday that policies will have totailored to meet the challenge of climate change, and we haveignored environment policies “for too long”.    He was speaking at the release of policy roadmap`Making Pune Metropolitan… Continue reading MH-AADITYA

Climate change linked to African locust invasion

Climate change may be powering the swarms of desert locusts that have invaded eastern Africa, ravaging crops, decimating pasture and deepening a hunger crisis, locust and climate experts said. Hundreds of millions of the insects have swept over the Horn of Africa in the worst outbreak in a quarter of a century, says the United… Continue reading Climate change linked to African locust invasion

Winter Isn’t Coming and That’s Bad for Boot Sales, Shoe Giant Says

Bloomberg the Company & Its ProductsThe QuintBloomberg Bloomberg | Quint is a multiplatform, Indian business and financial news company. We combine Bloomberg’s global leadership in business and financial news and data, with Quintillion Media’s deep expertise in the Indian market and digital news delivery, to provide high quality business news, insights and trends for India’s… Continue reading Winter Isn’t Coming and That’s Bad for Boot Sales, Shoe Giant Says