Agriculture Current Affairs – December 2022

ADB & ABIS Signs USD 16 Million Agreement to Support Fish Farming in India The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and ABIS Exports India Private Limited (ABIS) entered into an agreement on sustainability-linked and blue-debt facility, a non-convertible debenture worth USD 16 million (in equivalent Indian rupee). Key points: This is ADB’s first private sector sustainability-linked […]

Agriculture Current Affairs – November 2022

GEAC approves commercial cultivation of GM Mustard India’s biotech regulator, the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) functions under Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change(MoEF&CC) granted environmental clearance for indigenously developed Genetically Modified (GM) mustard for commercial cultivation, making way for India’s 1st transgenic food crop. GEAC recommended the environmental release of mustard hybrid DMH-11 […]