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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: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Topics: Bengal Gram • Chickpea • Climate Resilient • Egyptian pea • Fao • Genes • Genome Sequencing • Hhyderabad • ICRISAT • India • International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics • Science • Semi-Arid Tropics • South Asia • UNDP
The schemes of the West Bengal government ‘Utkarsh Bangla’ (skill training of youth) and ‘Sabooj Sathi’ (cycles for students) won the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) awards of UN. Utkarsh Bangla got the topmost award and emerged as a winner in the Capacity Building category and the Sabooj Sathi was ranked in the ..
Topics: ITU • Sabooj Sathi • UNCTAD • UNDP • UNESCO • Utkarsh Bangla • Vocational Training • West Bengal • World Summit on the Information Society • World Summit on the Information Society Awards • WSIS
International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure was organised at Delhi by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in collaboration with United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), and in partnership with the Global Commission on Adaptation, United Nations Development Programme and the World Bank. International Agreement for Disaster-Resilient Infrastructure Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk ..
Topics: Disaster Resilient Infrastructure • National Disaster Management Authority • NDMA • Sendai Framework • Sustainable Development Goals • UNDP • UNISDR • United Nations Development Programme • United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction • World Bank
Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers D V Sadananda Gowda inaugurated the centre of the Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET) in Tripura. The CIPET in Tripura would produce 1500 skilled workers per annum. Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology The Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET) was established in 1968 with the ..
Category: Places in News Current Affairs
Topics: Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology • CIPET • Plastics Engineering & Technology • Tripura • UNDP • Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers • United Nations Development Programme
The Africa Centre for Climate and Sustainable Development was inaugurated by the Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte at Rome. The centre has been opened by the Italian government in association with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO). About the Centre The important aspects of the Africa Centre for Climate ..
Topics: 2030 Agenda • Africa • Africa Centre for Climate and Sustainable Development • Fao • Food and Agricultural Organisation • G7 • Italy • Paris Agreement • Sustainable Development Goals • UNDP • United Nations Development Programme