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A tree that can be a source of both power and fodder

Subabul (Leucaena leucocephala) is a fast-growing tree species. It provides a medium density wood (because of its fast growth); excellent high protein fodder from its leaves and fixes nitrogen in the roots which helps the soil.

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Sikkim shines; receives FAO award for becoming world's first organic state

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling received the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) prestigious Future Policy Gold Award from its Deputy Director Maria Helena Semedo, who commended the Himalayan state for setting an example to the world by becoming the first totally organic state.

With 100% organic farming, India's Sikkim state wins FAO's Future Policy Gold Award

Sikkim, India's northeastern state bordering China,  has won the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) Future Policy Gold Award for its achievement in becoming the world's first totally organic agriculture state. 

Making 'sustainable' choices: Sikkim’s policies are setting the agenda

Sikkim is a success story because its goals are supplemented by proper policies and implementation.   

Unique India-China field research expedition for ecosystem conservation

In an era where joint military exercises led by the governments in the oceans and mountains are  the strategic ways  to combat a common enemy, NGOs in India and China are carrying out joint field research exercise to fight another common enemy -  loss of biodiversity.

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