Historically, improvements in agricultural technology have conserved land and decreased carbon emissions at the global level: Gaining better yields in one area lessens the need to clear other areas for crops, sidestepping a land conversion process that can significantly
The announcement, witnessed by federal Trade Minister Andrew Robb in Melbourne, establishes the Beijing Australia Agricultural Resource Co-operative Development Fund in a joint venture with Yuhu Agriculture Investment.
new initiative by the two govt together, The Netherlands is working with India to set up 10 centres of excellence across the country with an aim to raise agriculture output and introduce modern farm technologies and techniques.
"The work has already been started on three centres, one each in Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab and the work is soon to be expected to start in Karnataka," the Netherlands Counsellor for Agriculture in India Wouter Vethey told PTI.
He was speaking on the sidelines of an event by the K ..
In 2012, World Health Organization (WHO) estimates suggested that more than 1 billion people worldwide did not have access to clean and safe drinking water. This offers a huge opportunity to water purifier manufacturers as a large number of people are reeling under water crises in most of the countries across the globe.
While Aziz is seen as a saviour by the locals, the Hyderabadi lad is thankful to Indian Air Force (IAF) for airlifting the machinery, including the vehicles on which it is fitted, and his colleagues to the Valley for helping the flood-hit people.
Powerfall, a spin-out from telecoms innovator Ziconix, says it can generate electrostatic energy at high efficiencies with water pressure heads of only 50 mbar – equivalent to a 50cm head of water – making it suited to low head hydro applications and energy harvesting.
NWC announced the Startup partial of the first stage of the strategic water Storage project in the city of Jeddah, which has a capacity of total of one and a half million cubic meters at a cost of more than 540 million SR, and includes the implementation of eight concrete tanks armed with a capacity of 188 thousand cubic meters per tank.
In 2012 Water For People hired Basix to identify promising entrepreneurs and train them in sanitation as a business, assisting them to set up one-stop shops for toilet construction products and services. Previously a consumer would have to interact with up to 12 different entities to get their toilet built.
Recently awarded the Department of Agriculture Landcare Eureka Prize for Sustainable Agriculture, The Water Use Efficiency team made up of CSIRO scientists has developed three ways to help farmers better utilise natural water resources.
Researchers from the University of Bath’s Department of Chemical Engineering and Bristol Robotics Laboratory at the University of the West of England have created a sensor, which is reportedly safe to use in rivers and lakes for round-the-clock water quality assessment.