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Union Budget 2018 – 19 – From Agriculture & Farmer  Perspective

Union Budget 2018 – 19 – From Agriculture & Farmer Perspective

Overview of Budget- 2018-19 The union budget 2018-19 was presented on February 01, 2018. Government called the budget farmer friendly, common man friendly, but there are always criticisms from oppositions and experts. The budget encompasses higher minimum support...
About Traditional Seeds

About Traditional Seeds

                  Guna,Madhya Pradesh: The village is about 90 years old and the eldest person residing in the village is 85 years old. The Kherikhata village is situated about 28kms from Guna, Madhya Pradesh. The village is inhabited by 193 household with communities...
Drought and Suppressed Childhood

Drought and Suppressed Childhood

Written By: Sohini Bhattacharjee, Officer Communications Bablu was the youngest amongst half a dozen vegetable vendors who lined outside Mona Cottage every day, a working girls hostel in a south Delhi locality. Dressed in a tattered green colored   t – shirt and blue...
Understanding Ecosystem of Drought Vulnerability

Understanding Ecosystem of Drought Vulnerability

Written By : Pranab Ranjan Choudhury, Vice President, Center for Land Governance       As drought this year touches lives of a quarter of the population of India (in 255,923 villages in 254 districts in 10 states)[1] and debates over drought preparedness and...
Closed Tea Gardens in West Bengal

Closed Tea Gardens in West Bengal

Compiled by: Team – East Zone     Alipurduar, West Bengal: The Tea industry in West Bengal is in deep crisis since the last couple of decades with the number of sick, abandoned, closed tea garden on the rise. Those still open are under tremendous financial...
Water Conservation – A Response to Drought in Hazaribagh

Water Conservation – A Response to Drought in Hazaribagh

Reported By : Mr.K.C Sahu, Head Livelihood and Ms.Gayatri Mahar,Assistant Manager, Climate Change   Climate change and climate variability often leads to drought and drought like situations in different countries across the world. The Indian subcontinent has been...
Paris Agreement – The Global deal to Tackle Climate Change

Paris Agreement – The Global deal to Tackle Climate Change

Written By: Ms.Gayatri Mahar, Assistant Manager, Climate Change   At the climate conference (COP21) held in December 2015, 196 countries adapted the first ever universal, legally binding global climate deal – “the Paris Agreement”.  The agreement set out a long...
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