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Global Food Security Platform

Global Food Security Platform:   International Finance Corp has launched the Global Food Security Platform (the Platform), to support the private sector for sustainable production and delivery of food stocks to countries affected by food instability. This 6 billion USD financing facility will help boost the flow of food supplies and other important commodities like […]

Global Distribution Of Sodium On The Moon’s Surface

Global Distribution Of Sodium On The Moon’s Surface: Scientists from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have mapped out the global distribution of sodium on the Moon’s surface. They used the CLASS instrument (Chandrayaan-2 large area soft X-ray spectrometer) carried by the second Indian Moon mission, Chandrayaan-2. There are sodium atoms that are weakly bound […]

Mainstreaming Biodiversity In Forestry Report: FAO

Mainstreaming Biodiversity In Forestry Report: FAO Food and Agriculture Organization’s recently released report titled “Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Forestry Report”, integrating biodiversity into such ‘production forests’ is paramount. Recommendations of the Report: Recognizing the forest tenure of Indigenous Peoples and local communities, with emphasis on enhancing the equitable sharing of benefits. Preventing the conversion of natural […]

Conference On B20 Indonesia Global Dialogue

Conference On B20 Indonesia Global Dialogue: Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) recently hosted Conference on B20 Indonesia Global Dialogue in partnership with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in New Delhi. The aim is to align the perspectives of Indian industry with the policy recommendations of B20 Indonesia. This conference would set […]

4th Heli-India Summit 2022

4th Heli-India Summit 2022: Minister of Civil Aviation, Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia recently inaugurated 4th Heli-India Summit 2022. During the summit the Minister announced 3 new projects for enhancing the helicopter sector in the country which includes HEMS and fractional ownership. Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS): It is called Project Sanjeevani by deploying a helicopter […]

Automatic Exchange Of Information

Automatic Exchange Of Information: India has received the fourth set of Swiss bank account details of its nationals and organisations as part of an annual information exchange, under which Switzerland has shared particulars of nearly 34 lakh financial accounts with 101 countries. This is the fourth tranche of information that India has received from Switzerland […]