TNC India Advocates for Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) at the 27th Conference of Parties (CoP27)
Hosted a discussion on climate-smart urban development and the use of ecosystem-based adaptation to meet climate goals.
TNC India @ CoP27 (27th Conference of Parties)
November 15, 2022 | 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
The Nature Conservancy India is hosting an event on ‘Climate Smart Urban Development: An Ecosystem-based Adaptation for Enhancing Climate Resilience in India.”
TNC India Launches CRM Connect Portal for Punjab Farmers
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) India with the support of IBM, launched CRM Connect, a web-based portal for farmers and the agricultural community in Punjab to address crop residue burning.
TNC India launches Narmada Riparian Restoration Guide
Enabling grassroot stakeholders to integrate scientific restoration methods into their conservation efforts.
TNC India Presents ‘Global Foodscapes Report – Towards Food System Transition in India’
Marking its fifth year of formal presence in the country The Nature Conservancy (TNC) India held a special event in New Delhi today.
The Nature Conservancy India announces new Managing Director
Dr Annapurna Vancheswaran has been appointed as the new Managing Director of The Nature Conservancy’s India Program.
Editorials in Newspapers and Magazines
A collaborative approach for crop residue management (CRM)
The government and research institutions' initiatives need to be complemented with efforts by civil society to address social barriers and information gaps. Read more
TNC India's MD congratulates Saaf Water; IBM Call for Code Winners
Dr. Annapurna Vancheswaran said, "The groundwater quality monitoring tool developed by Saaf Water is promising, timely, and appears to have great potential for use by communities relying on groundwater for domestic use." Read more
Managing crop residue
In-situ solutions like Happy Seeder work better to eliminate crop residue burning in Northwest India. Crop residue burning is a widely prevalent practice in Punjab, Haryana and Western Uttar Pradesh under the paddy-wheat cropping pattern. Read more
Optimise India’s Renewable Energy and Reforestation Projects
An analysis conducted by TNC and the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) demonstrates that India can meet its renewable energy target of 175 GW by 2022 by placing renewable energy infrastructure on already degraded lands. Read more.
Empowering Farmers To Practice No-Burn Agriculture
The hazardous air quality in North-West India is yet again in the international news this year. Crop residue burning is a significant contributor, among many others, that have caused the National Capital of India to be enveloped in smog. Download report (pdf).
End to Crop Burning is Achievable and Farmers Can Lead the Way
Crop residue burning is a major source of air pollution in northwest India during the winter months. Any solution to this burning issue must address economic, behavioural and financial barriers that farmers face in sustainably disposing crop residue. Read more.