Latest updates

  • [December 2022] Scoping Report for Uttar Pradesh finalized by IIFSR-ICAR
  • [November 2022] Project Steering Committee meeting, 10 November
  • [November 2022] National Stakeholder consultation workshop. 9-10 November
  • [September 2022] State-level stakeholder consultation, Uttarakhand (Agenda)
  • [September 2022] State-level stakeholder consultation, Uttar Pradesh (Agenda) - (Summary)
  • [September 2022] Local press coverage of stakeholder consultation workshop, Uttarakhand and shots of articles attached in Hindustan and Amar Ujala below (Image 1, Image 2).
  • [June 2022] TEEBAgriFood regional symposium. High-level remarks from Ms. Chavvi Jah, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare. Technical presentations from G.B. Pant University and IIFSR-ICAR
  • [March 2022] ICAR-IIFSR and G.B. Pant University are undertaking detailed work on scoping of the technical work and scenario analysis, in consultation with the TEEB Office.
  • [February 2022] Stakeholder consultations with farmers have been held in Sunkiya Village in Uttarakhand to discuss their experience of adoption of PKVY. These consultations will inform modelling of social and human capital in the TEEB AgriFood framework.
  • [October 2021] Draft policy mainstreaming strategies at the national level and state levels for Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand have been prepared by the TEEB Office. These will serve the basis for elaboration with research institutes and government partners as the technical work is completed and the project shifts to the policy mainstreaming phase.
  • [August 2021] Biodiversity means Climate” webinar  co-organised by UNEP and the EU Delegation to India
  • [AUGUST 2021] Two institutes were selected to undertake the implementation of the TEEB AgriFood project in India. G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology will undertake the work for Uttarakhand and ICAR- Indian Institute of Farming Systems Research for Uttar Pradesh.
    [MARCH 2021] The scope of work for India was finalized in consultation with the state governments and technical organizations.
  • [OCTOBER 2020] Two virtual Steering Committee meetings were held with key stakeholders including representatives from central government ministries such as Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change as well as state government ministries, to discuss project scoping and policy priorities.
  • [JULY 2020] A virtual inception workshop launched the project in India.

Scope of work

The project in India will focus on organic farming and agroforestry in the Ganga basin region of India, the two states, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. This region was selected by the steering committee in line with key national policy priorities and areas of action, National Mission for Clean Ganga, Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY) and National Agroforestry Policy.

Publications and resources

Engaging agri-business

Read more about work being led by the Capitals Coalition to develop new guidance for agri-business, develop capacity-building and build a growing network of forward-thinking organizations in partner countries.

Country-level activities

Events and meetings

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