Moody’s participates in New GFANZ Alliance

Moody’s Corporation has announced its participation in launching the Net Zero Financial Services Provider Alliance as part of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ). As a founding member, Moody’s commits to align all of its relevant products and services to achieve net-zero green...Read more

PAU concludes virtual kisan mela on resource management

The two-day Virtual Kisan Mela concluded at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) amidst panel discussions on natural resource management; livestock production and subsidiary occupations; processing, value addition and farmer-producer organizations (FPOs). Dr JS Mahal, Director of Extension Education, expresse...Read more

ConstellR, ScanWorld in tie up for high-value agri data

Satellite data providers ConstellR and ScanWorld are set to combine their respective thermal infrared and hyperspectral imagery expertise to deliver high-value Earth Observation data to enable a wide range of sustainable agricultural applications.    Based in Germany, ConstellR is pioneering the use of...Read more

Open Symposium outlines series of policy positions to reshape role of food systems

The inaugural Open Symposium, hosted by the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development, Somerville College, and UPL, has recently outlined a series of policy positions, technological interventions, and collaboration opportunities that can contribute to global efforts to reshape the role of food systems in the...Read more

Union agri minister emphasises on re-introducing traditional food items

Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar said that the Government of India has emphasised re-introducing traditional food items including millet, other nutritious cereals, fruits and vegetables, fish, dairy and organic products in the diet of the people. The production has been pheno...Read more

Corteva in agreement with Gaïago for biofungicide solutions

Corteva and Gaïago, a biotechnology company, announced a multi-year agreement to validate, develop and commercialise bio fungicides for farmers worldwide.   Through the agreement, Corteva Agriscience receives an exclusive, global testing license and associated optional commercial rights for a novel bio...Read more

Amazon, The Nature Conservancy launch Agroforestry and Restoration Accelerator

Amazon has announced the launch of Agroforestry and Restoration Accelerator in partnership with The Nature Conservancy, a global environmental organisation. The Accelerator will create a more sustainable source of income for thousands of local farmers in the Brazilian Amazonian state of Pará, while also res...Read more

Radicle Growth, UPL partner for carbon and soil challenge

Radicle Growth, a company-building platform for early-stage ag and food technologies, has announced its partnership with UPL, a global provider of sustainable agriculture products and solutions. The partners have come together to run 'The Radicle Carbon and Soil Challenge by UPL,' which sets out to invest $1.25 mi...Read more

US-India CTAG initiative eyes global action on climate

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) and US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) has recently launched the US-India Climate Technologies Action Group (CTAG), which aims to bring together major private and public sector stakeholders from both countries on concrete initiatives that can contribute to adv...Read more

ICAR-CCARI Goa organises webinar on agri eco tourism

The ICAR-Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute (CCARI), Old Goa recently organised a webinar series on 'Agro Eco-Tourism (AET).   In his address, Dr Parveen Kumar, Director, ICAR-CCARI, Goa emphasised the institute’s mandate for developing and promoting the various sustainable AET Models for...Read more, IARI, IIM Rohtak launch PUSA spraying services to end stubble burning practices, an integrated technology-led solutions provider for sustainable agriculture globally and a part of the OpenAg network of UPL, announced the programme to end stubble burning practices in the states of Punjab and Haryana by replacing the matchstick with a spray service for the PUSA decomposer, a bioenz...Read more

UPL wins two IP awards focussed on innovation

UPL, the global provider of sustainable agriculture products and solutions, has received National Intellectual Property Award for the year 2020 in the category 'Top Public /Private Limited Company for Patents & Commercialization in India: Manufacturing Sector.' There were 11 categories of National IP Awards an...Read more