23 March, 2021
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Turkey withdraws from the Istanbul Convention - to combat violence against women.
About Istanbul Convention:
As of March 2019, it has been signed by 45 countries and the European Union.
About Council of Europe:
Transforming Agrifood System with Forests A report on deforestation, livestock grazing, and farmer field schools was recently published by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. At the digital conference FAO-Global Landscapes Forum: Transforming agrifood systems with forests, FAO released the report. A group of
Listing of Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) on Stock Exchanges The Finance Ministry has released the draught rules for Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) listing on stock exchanges. In the distribution of credit in rural places, RRBs are essential. Details about the news: Regional rural banks (RRBs) would be permitted to list on stock ex
Desertification and Land Degradation To rehabilitate degraded land and stop the spread of desert in India, the government intends to combine the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) and the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS). Major Points: Rising Degraded Land: At least 30% of India
Midday Meal Scheme The Ministry of Finance has approved an increase in the cost of cooking for each child participating in the Mid-Day Meal Program by 9.6%. Cooking expenses per kid have been Rs 4.97 in primary classes (class I–V) and Rs 7.45 in upper primary schools (class VI-VIII) since the recent increase in early 2020. The allo
Melting of Arctic Ice & Ocean acidification The western Arctic Ocean's altering chemistry has just been brought to light by a research team. Information about the study Research findings: Three to four times quicker than other ocean waters, the acidity levels in Arctic seas are rising, according to the study. Seawater typi
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