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NEW DELHI: A scientific study commissioned by the government to assess the impact of climate change has projected reduction in crop yields for irrigated maize, wheat and rain-fed rice, Rajya Sabha

To manage crop residue effectively, the Agriculture Department will develop 900 custom-hiring centres across the state.

The larger aim of the team, however, is to curb the secondary pollution caused by crop burning and help farmers earn some additional money from the waste generated from their own land.

MALOUT, PUNJAB: Expressing concern over the problem of stubble burning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that the central government was working seriously to ensure that farmers were not com

Climate change is posing a challenge not only to agricultural crops but also to livestock.

NOIDA: It is high time to stop crop residue burning (CRB) which is practised in the states of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab during the post-harvest season, according to senior NASA scientist Su

EY Foundation India, the not-for-profit arm of Indian member firms of EY Global, today committed its support to the India ParyavaranSahayak (IPS) Foundation to implement a cost-efficient and scalab

Himachal Pradesh government will soon study the vulnerability of all villages of the state towards climate change after which adaptation projects would be carried out.

The purpose of this study was to undertake an empirical investigation of adaptation “good practices” and define six categories of actions that can be practically considered by governments for scaling-up in order to reduce the risks of climate change.

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat high court has asked the state government to file an affidavit in response to a PIL filed by the RSS-affiliated farmers' union Bharatiya Kisan Sangh, which has opposed the compul

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