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Boost indigenous millet recipes over packaged products

India, Jan. 31 -- Preparing millets fresh should be made easy instead of promoting ultra-processed packaged foods; thismay be the wayto bring it into the average Indian kitchen Millets are finally ge... Read More


A sour companion: The hog plum has much to offer, if people get past its strong taste

India, Jan. 22 -- Hog plum is a great souring agent and can help in cancer, diabetes treatments At first glance, the hog plum looks like a green unripe mango. However, a closer look reveals that in f... Read More


Has COVAX delivered on its vaccine access promises?

India, Jan. 19 -- Organisations behind the vaccine arm seem to be losing interest in COVID-19 Talk of new pandemics of unknown origin is escalating and hopes are pinned on the systems set to deal wit... Read More


FSSAI sets standards for basmati rice; to be enforced from August

India, Jan. 12 -- The move could increase exports of this fragrant rice of India In a bid to promote the business around basmati rice, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) notifie... Read More


Are millets safe from biopiracy?

India, Jan. 2 -- 2023 is the International Year of the Millets and during the year, efforts would be made to promote this superfood 2023 is the International Year of the Millets and during the year, ... Read More


COP15: Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework adopted

India, Dec. 19 -- Countrieshave their work cut out till 2030 The 15th Conference of Parties (COP15) to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) adopted the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity... Read More


Can Montreal be another Paris? Hopes build up after COP15 President's text includes key demands

India, Dec. 19 -- The text of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework has included targets to halt and reverse biodiversity, respect indigenous rights among others Heads of delegations at the 15t... Read More


COP15 Montreal: 3 days of ministerial talks on Post-2020 GBF end with limited success

India, Dec. 18 -- The final text of the GBF is expected to be released on the morning of December 18, local time Will biodiversity see a 'Paris moment' at the 15th Conference of Parties (COP15) to th... Read More


COP15 Montreal: Breakdown in talks on resource mobilisation; delegates walk out

India, Dec. 14 -- Does this impasse indicate a rift that could derail the Framework? COP15 cop15 cbd Montreal montreal cop15 Least Developed . Wildlife & Biodiversity India Published by HT Digital C... Read More


COP15 Montreal: Abalone, dugong, pillar coral threatened with extinction

India, Dec. 10 -- As many as 44 per cent of all abalone shellfish species threatened with extinction;dugongs and pillar coral added to the IUCN Red List A list of threatened species released at the 1... Read More