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    India's rural economy at risk from climate change

    New Delhi (ISJ) ? India's agriculture is at risk from climate change and face losses of upto 8.7% of the country?s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by the end of the century, unless the world respond to a host of climate threats, says a report by Asian...

    20 Aug 2014 8:28 AM GMT
  • Climate-smart rice to save farmers in flood prone areas

    Climate-smart rice to save farmers in flood prone areas

    New Delhi/Cuttack (ISJ) ? Farmers in India?s eastern region, prone for flash floods, are now shifting to flood-tolerant variety of rice, developed by Manila-based International Rice Research Institute, IRRI. The variety ? Swarna-SUB1, is bread from a ...

    22 May 2014 8:55 AM GMT
  • India drafts policy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    India drafts policy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    New Delhi (ISJ): India released a draft policy roadmap for reducing carbon emissions from deforestation. The draft policy seeks to adopt REDD+ (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) projects effectively as part of a global...

    3 May 2014 7:25 AM GMT
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