Featured Projects

The Featured Projects in this section provide an insight into TERI's work. Explore this section to learn more about our various projects spanning across various themes and geographical locations.

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A change is on at the Chorao Island in Goa as farmers revert to cultivation of local rice and mangoes and also increase their income by growing exotic crops along with them. TERI's project supported by Toyota has made this possible.

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TERI is exploring environment friendly and cost effective methods of synthesizing butanol from biomass through fermentation. Proved to be a better bio-fuel than ethanol, this can be major source of renewable energy in the future which industry is looking forward to.

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TERI has launched the second phase of the Climate EduXchange programme in collaboration with DELL in six more cities and will continue the work initiated in six cities in the first phase. The project will reach out to 90 schools apart from the 300 schools in the previous phase.

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Bangalore, the silicon valley of India is experiencing rapid growth in population. The power demand from the buildings that house this population is resulting in rapid growth of energy demand in the metropolis.

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An initiative to establish relevance of low-energy passive architectural design strategies and Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) recommended measures on improving energy performance of commercial buildings.

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The increasing inequity between the haves and have not's demands that rural development planning be decentralized, to ensure quality delivery of services based on specific benchmarks and norms. For the purpose, a systematic approach and availability of data on key parameters is essential.

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As the developing nations are brought to their knees by rising oil prices, the urban and the rural poor are being alienated from development opportunities due to the lack of access to affordable sources of energy. Will the oil prices affect the public spending on poverty reduction, and worsen the situation for the poor?

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Given the spectrum of benefits that can be derived from mycorrhiza, a Center was set up to conserve mycorrhizal diversity, which houses and maintains cultures from 12 different agro-ecological zones out of a total of 20 identified for the country, with 450 isolates of mycorrhizal fungi.

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In order to document and assess the microbial diversity at various ecosystems, samples of microbial species from 14 different oil refineries located at multiple Indian geo-climatic regions have been grown, catalogued and preserved at TERI laboratories.

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Wetlands are transitory areas between water and land, which are one of the most productive and important ecosystems. But, in this era of exponential development, wetlands are highly mistreated. Thus, it is essential that the available freshwater bodies be preserved.

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