Semi-Arid Tropics Current Affairs, GK & News

Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Program

The Ministry of Environment of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFC), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) have jointly launched the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme. Key facts The GEF Small Grants Programme provides financial and technical assistance to projects focusing on conserving and restoring environment while also enhancing ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

ICRISAT-led team identifies Climate-Resilient Genes in Chickpea

Recently, an international collaboration of 20 research organizations led by Hyderabad-based International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) identified climate resilient genes in chickpea. They cracked genetic code to develop climate resilient chickpea with genes for heat tolerance and genes for drought tolerance. Key Findings Scientists study based on complete genome sequencing of ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: