Agriculture current affairs October 2018

Agriculture current affairs October 2018.

Hey Agri update members as you know that Sikkim declared became India’s first fully organic state in the year 2016 So here I’m going to talk more about about it.

1. Recently in month of October UN Food & Agriculture Organisation awards Sikkim for becoming world’s first totally organic agriculture state.

Sikkim won this Award by beating 25 countries

And one thing also important is that Brazil, Denmark and Equador won Silver

2.India’s first 2G Ethanol Bio-Refinery will be going to set up in Odisha where ethanol will be produced from rice straw.

3.Recently The 11th edition of Global Agriculture Leadership Summit 2018 started in New Delhi from October 24 ( 2 Days Summit )

Things to be Remember About This Summit :

Theme of this Summit : “Connecting Farmers to Market”

Agriculture leadership award given every year in this Summit and this Agriculture Leadership Awards were instituted in 2008.

And one of the most important thing is that The awards jury was chaired by pioneer of India’s Green Revolution MS Swaminathan.

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4. the 5th edition of the Women of India Organic Festival on October 26 held at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts in New Delhi

5.and the Alphonso mango from region of Maharashtra received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag,

The king of mangoes, Alphonso, better known as ‘Hapus’ In Maharashtra.

Remember :
Darjeeling Tea was the first product in India to get GI tag in 2004.

Geographical Indications of Goods(Registration and Protection) Act, passed in 1999.

6. Recently The famous Shahi litchi of North Bihar has got the Geographical Indication (GI) tag

India’s 60% litchi produced from bihar

So I have informed you about

Agriculture current affairs October 2018.

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