The Government of India has unveiled the “Green – Ag: Transforming Indian Agriculture for global environmental benefits and the conservation of critical biodiversity and forest landscapes” in association with Global Environment Facility (GEF).
The Green-Ag project features are:
The Green-Ag project would be implemented in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in high-conservation-value landscapes of five States namely, (i) Madhya Pradesh: Chambal Landscape, (ii) Mizoram: Dampa Landscape, (iii) Odisha: Similipal Landscape, (iv) Rajasthan: Desert National Park Landscape and v) Uttarakhand: Corbett-Rajaji Landscape.
The Green-Ag project aims to integrate biodiversity, climate change, and sustainable land management objectives and practices into Indian agriculture.
The Green-Ag project aims to catalyze a transformative change of India’s agricultural sector to support the achievement of national and global environmental benefits and conservation of critical biodiversity and forest landscapes.
The Green-Ag project supports harmonization between India’s agricultural and environmental sector priorities and investments to realize the national and global environmental benefits without compromising on India’s ability to strengthen rural livelihoods and meet its food and nutrition security.