Pioneering Sustainable Agriculture for a Greener Tomorrow

20 Mar 2024
| Agriculture World

We need to keep pushing the boundaries and find solutions to arrest global warming. We must come up with innovative and smart solutions in the field of renewable energy, and agriculture, says Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI.

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Holistic Wellness Centre & Meghalaya Traditional Knowledge Portal launched

22 Feb 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.

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Electricity use in agriculture sector jumps to 37.1 per cent since 2009-10

25 Jan 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).

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TERI joins hands with Bennet and Bernard Group to promote Aquaculture

11 May 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.

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कुमाऊं वाणी कम्युनिटी रेडियो के माध्यम किसान कर रहे खेती, कृषि से जुड़ी समस्याएं हो रही कम

25 Mar 2023
| Krishi Jagran

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.

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Govt to set up nursery in Goa to supply chonak seeds

30 Jan 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 agriculture

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The GM mustard debate

07 Dec 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

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TERI signs MoU with AAU for agri development, reduction of greenhouse gases

02 Dec 2022
| The Hill Times

TERI and Assam Agricultural University signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on projects to improve life in the north-eastern region, develop the agriculture sector there, and reduce carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. MoU was signed by senior director, (Administrative Services and Regional Centres) TERI, Dipankar Saharia and director, Research (Agriculture), AAU, Dr Ashok Bhattacharyya in the presence of director-general, TERI, Dr Vibha Dhawan and AAU vice chancellor Dr

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Ladies of the Land

24 Jan 2021
| The Telegraph

Manish Anand of Delhi's The Energy and Resources Institute has co-authored a paper on enhancing the role of women in agriculture and allied activities and providing them institutional support.

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How green is my fertiliser?

17 Dec 2020
| Forbes India

Working towards researching and manufacturing these nano-fertilisers for a variety of crops is the TERI Deakin Nano-Biotechnology Centre in Gurugram. It has field-tested some of these fertilisers, and found improvements in the crop yields of tomatoes, paddy and soybean, and is conducting further field trials in many states across India.

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How porcupines, nilgai and boars make Indian forest communities poorer

19 Jul 2020
| The Dialogue

People and wildlife are increasingly coming into conflict over living space and food around the world. While the conflict and loss of lives on both the sides get into limelight, little is known about the economic impact of the rising conflicts on the communities living in forests for ages despite multi-facet risks. A study by TERI has thrown a light on this recently. The study in Uttar Pradesh's Terai region at the Indo-Nepal Border, has found that the families living in the proximity of

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TERI to study impact of climate change on farm sector

01 Sep 2019
| The Hindu Business line

TERI is undertaking a study on the impact of climate change and sustainability on the agriculture sector in India and come out with probable solutions to address these.

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