TERI joins hands with Bennet and Bernard Group to promote Aquaculture
May 11, 2023 |
May 11, 2023
The Times of India
Harnessing the local human and natural resources for the greater good of the society is the need of the hour. This pact with Bennet and Bernard group is the perfect example of an alliance between the knowledge and application of technology with the organic habitat. We are hopeful that this collaboration will help in not only social but also economic development of the area, says Dr Fraddry D'souza, Area Convenor, Coastal Ecology and Marine Resources Centre, The Energy Resources Institute.
Farming linked with global carbon credit market in Uttar Pradesh
April 22, 2023 |
April 22, 2023
The Uttar Pradesh government has launched an agroforestry project to link farming with the global carbon credit market and generate additional rural income. The agroforestry carbon finance project is estimated to generate 4.5 million carbon credits. The Yogi Adityanath government has joined hands with TERI to launch 6 agroforestry-based carbon finance projects in 29 districts of Meerut, Moradabad, Saharanpur, and Lucknow divisions.
Enhancement of Conscious Consumerism
March 31, 2023
| Ms Mehak Kaur, Research student, TERI
| TerraGreen Vol.12:49-50, March 2023 issue
The Natural Products Group at the Sustainable Agriculture Programme of TERI is working on red pigment production by naturally occurring coloured microbes for application in the textile industry. Creation of colours through fermentation of non-pathogenic fungi on agricultural waste-based media can be used to produce pigments with bioactivities such as antimicrobial, antioxidant, anticancer and others in a sustainable way.
कुमाऊं वाणी कम्युनिटी रेडियो के माध्यम किसान कर रहे खेती, कृषि से जुड़ी समस्याएं हो रही कम
March 25, 2023 |
March 25, 2023
Agriculture-related information is being given to the rural people through the Kumaon Vani Community Radio Station in Nainital, Uttarakhand, which benefits about 4 lakh people in the region. Mr Mohan Karki, Manager of Kumaon Vani radio Station says that being associated with the farmers, he goes to the villages and listens to their problems and goes to the scientists and agricultural experts of the concerned area to solve those problems and solves the problems of the farmers.
Govt to set up nursery in Goa to supply chonak seeds
January 30, 2023 |
January 30, 2023
The Times of India
The Goa government is set to establish a sea bass nursery for reliable seed supply to increase production of Asian sea bass (Lates calcarifer), commonly called 'chonak' in the state at the cost of over Rs 1 crore. TERI said that chonak is commercially cultivated in both brackish water and freshwater ponds, as well as in cages in coastal waters. In consultation with Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), directorate of agriculture (South Goa), TERI has selected Durga Farm, Chinchinim.
The GM mustard debate
December 7, 2022 |
December 7, 2022
The Indian Express
The govt, in advocating the use of GM mustard, has cited economic and food security arguments. Critics maintain the crop can cause lasting harm to environmental and human health. According to Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI, there is a constant shifting of goalposts. A certain requirement is asked to be met, and when that is done, new demands are put forward. This is an endless cycle. The fact is that GM mustard, and GM technology in general, had been put through the most robust scientific scrutiny possible.