Agriculture Biodiversity

Project Green Agriculture – Synergising Biodiversity Conservation and Agriculture Production

The project titled “Transforming Indian Agriculture for Global Environmental Benefit and Conservation of Critical Agricultural and Forest Biodiversity in Different Landscape” is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), a multilateral funding mechanism, partnering with Government of India (MoAFW and MoEFCC) and FAO as the GEF agency. With a budget of USD 37 million, the […]

Environment Resource Management Sanitation & Cleanliness

Peroorkada – a residential locality in Trivandrum that inspires India in Waste Management at source.!

A report from Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) says that the Indian urban population of 377 million (Census of India, 2011) generates around 1.5 Lakh metric tonnes of municipal solid waste per day. In 2017, with the urban population having risen, the amount of waste generated has also increased. Collection of municipal waste is one […]

Agri Politics Agriculture Resource Management

What Tamil Nadu government should learn from its neighboring states in water management ?

Peninsular India is bestowed with adequate rainfall owing to its long coastline and influence of both Southwest and Northeast monsoon.  But it’s distinct geographical features requires it to effectively store rainwater and utilize it year around. Non perennial nature of peninsular rivers; undulating relief and underlying hard rocks makes it difficult to dig canals and […]

Food Science Processing & Value Addition Resource Management

Zero energy cool chamber – Low cost substitute of Cold storage units

Seeking solution to avoid the spoilage of harvested horticultural produces? Then this post is for you… Horticulture produces plays a significant part in increasing the total agricultural product of the country. It drives the economic development of the states in the country. One of the most important periods of fruits and vegetables is from the […]

Environment

Chennai Oil Spill: Lessons To Be Learnt !

Right from the advent of industrialisation, human activities have always impacted the environment. Upto what extent the damage caused is justifiable is debatable. There are sudden impacts such as nuclear radiations and there are slow impacts such as global warming. One such human activity which is currently taking a toll on our marine and coastal […]

Agri Politics Livestock & Poultry Op-ed

Jallikattu – It’s more than just a matter of Tamil Pride

Narrowing down the debate on Jallikattu to just a matter of Tamil pride Vs Animal right activists or Culture first Vs People first or Tamil tradition Vs Animal cruelty is a thing of ignorance. The historical “Jallikattu protest of Youths” in January 2017 revealed that Jallikattu is not just a matter of Tamil Pride and it was rather an opportunity to […]