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Updates on the Convention on Biodiversity: Conservation to be “connected to livelihood” – Hyderabad biodiversity pledge

Goa villages to document biodiversity PANAJI: Goa has become the second State after Kerala to constitute Biodiversity Management Committees in most of its village panchayats, according to Pradip V. Sarmokadam, Member Secretary, Goa State Biodiversity Board.The move is aimed at … Continue reading

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Minister for Environment and Minister for Tribal Affairs trying to protect forests from “shining India” – the Hyderabad biodiversity pledge in perspective

Tarsh Thekaekara, The Hindu, October 17, 2012 Efforts towards conserving the country’s biodiversity are hobbled by the frightening insistence that development cannot be held up Who knew the term biodiversity 20 years ago? Hardly anyone. The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) … Continue reading

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Hyderabad biodiversity pledge – Indian Prime Minister affirms the paramount importance of traditional system of agriculture and medicine

The Hindu, HYDERABAD, October 16, 2012 Prime Minister Manmohan Singh made a Hyderabad Pledge on Tuesday, under which India will spend $50 million to strengthen the institutional mechanisms for protection of biological diversity during its two-year presidency of the Convention on … Continue reading

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Combining traditional biodiversity knowledge with “livelihood enhancement”: The SBI Life Adivasi youth skill development programme for Wayanad – Kerala

E.M. Manoj, The Hindu, Kalpetta, November 28, 2015  | To read the full article, click here >> The SBI Life Adivasi youth skill development programme, a project being implemented jointly by the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) here and SBI Life Insurance Company, Kerala, … Continue reading

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Tip | Educational resources and information on indigenous customs: Wiki Resource for Indian Biodiversity

Nelumbo nucifera (Sacred Lotus) – the National Flower of India. Find out more national and state symbols of India here >> We strongly believe that knowledge is the first step towards any kind of change. Thus, we created this Biodiversity Of India website. The BOI website, … Continue reading

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