Holistic Wellness Centre & Meghalaya Traditional Knowledge Portal launched
February 22, 2024 |
February 22, 2024
The Shillong Times
On February 22, 2024, a significant milestone was achieved in Meghalaya with the inauguration of the Holistic Wellness Centre and the launch of the Meghalaya Traditional Knowledge Portal. A Collaborative programme of Bio-Resource Development Centre, an autonomous R&D institution under Planning Department, Government of Meghalaya, The Energy and Resources Institute, New Delhi and the Meghalaya Basin Development Agency.
Electricity use in agriculture sector jumps to 37.1 per cent since 2009-10
January 25, 2024 |
January 25, 2024
The Economic Times
The share of direct energy use in the form of electricity in the agriculture sector in India rose from 28.75 per cent in 2009-10 to 37.1 per cent in 2019-20 of the total energy use, according to a new data yearbook by The Energy Research Institute (TERI).
Stubble—No More A Trouble— A Commitment Towards Women Hygiene and Health
November 30, 2023
| Ms Prabhpreet Kaur and Dr Ruchi Agrawal
| Shaswat November 2023
Menstrual products accrue heavy taxes and this extends their access further. Many a times, to avoid the expense of sanitary napkins, women resort to crude and unhygienic methods for managing their monthly cycle. This exposes them to various infectious . It not only makes us aware about this relevant topic but also provides sustainable solutions says Ms Prabhpreet Kaur, PhD Scholar and Dr Ruchi Agrawal, Associate Fellow, Sustainable Agriculture Division, TERI.
Outlook on Hemp— A No-waste Miracle Plan
November 30, 2023
| Ms Mehak Kaur and Dr Mayurika Goel
| Shaswat 2023
Human-induced climate change has become a major concern for the world community. If not addressed suitably, it will yield catastrophic results. At the same time, it will pose a threat to human health, food security, living, and environment. The world is looking for environmentally benign remedial solutions. In this worthy attempt, hemp has received a lot of attention because of its multi-purpose usability and carbon-negative transformation.
Recognizing Food & Land-Use Systems as Contributors to Climate Change
November 10, 2023
| Inter Press Service News
The world is ready to make a transition towards sustainable food and land use practices, and national leaders should seize this opportunity to intensify their fight against climate change. COP28 offers an important platform to accelerate the transformation of our food and land-use systems towards a better, progressive future says Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI.
Punjab's crop diversification dilemma
July 14, 2023
| The Hindu Business Line
Ecological farming. Cultivating bajra, maize and soyabean must be made economically attractive for Punjab farmers, says Mr Kartikey Sharma, Research Associate and Dr Manish Anand, Senior Fellow, Resource Efficiency and Governance Division, TERI.