Sustainability

International Conference on Sustainable Water Management

India is all set to host the International conference on Sustainable water management. It is the first ever international conference on Sustainable water management under the aegis of National Hydrology Project, Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. The conference is being organised by Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) on 10th and […]

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Blue Economy: Concept, Elements and Evolution

Blue economy refers to marine-based sustainable economic development which leads to improved human wellbeing and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities. Blue Economy versus Green Economy Green Economy is the traditional approach to sustainable development which revolves around the idea of controlling environmental pollution in the process of development. Thus, green […]

Sustainable Development Goals

On 25 September 2015, the United Nations has adopted the resolution on “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development“, which has 169 targets in 17 goals called Sustainable Development Goals. These goals are legally non-binding and have succeeded the eight MDGs, which were adopted in 2000 for fifteen years in Rio 20+ summit. […]

Palm Oil Cultivation and Sustainability Issues

In recent times, there has been a constant rise in demand of palm oil from all parts of the world. This has led to a high rate of growth in oil palm production at a CAGR of more than 6% both by high yield and high acreage. But this has raised several sustainability issues globally. […]

National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture

Under the National Action Plan on Climate Change, India has launched a dedicated National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) to define its strategies for climate mitigation and adaptation within the agriculture sector. Emission by Agriculture Sector Agriculture is responsible for around 14% of global emissions. If the emissions from the agriculture are combined with the […]

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