WTO agreement on agriculture

WTO agreement on agriculture The Agreement on Agriculture is one of the key agreements within the WTO system. Its importance is reflected by its presence as the first Agreement annexed to the Marrakesh Agreement establishing the WTO. Market access Market access simply means the right which exporters have to access a foreign market. The WTO … Read more

Issues, concerns, policies, programmes, conventions, treaties and missions aimed at environment protection, and dealing with the problem of climate change

Environmental legislation The awareness and consideration for environment covers several environmental issues such as pollution of water, air and soil, land degradation, industrialization, urbanization, depletion of natural resources etc. Environmental Law plays a very crucial and important role in regulating the use of natural resources and in protecting the environment. The success of environmental legislations … Read more

National mission for sustainable agriculture

National mission for sustainable agriculture Sustaining agricultural productivity depends on quality and availability of natural resources like soil and water. Agricultural growth can be sustained by promoting conservation and sustainable use of these scarce natural resources through appropriate location specific measures. Indian agriculture remains predominantly rainfed covering about 60% of the country’s net sown area … Read more

Physical Quality of Life Index (PQLI)

Physical Quality of Life Index (PQLI) Physical Quality of Life Index (P.Q.L.I) was developed by famous economist Morris David in 1979 for 23 developed and developing countries. Morris David used the following three indicators to prepare a composite index known as Physical Quality of Life Index: Life Expectant Rate (L.E.I) Infant Mortality Rate (I.M.I) Basic … Read more

Debt and Investment in India: Current Status, Growth and Development experience including Natural Resource Management

Debt and Investment in India: Current Status Debt status Government liabilities  have been broadly classified as debt contracted against the Consolidated Fund of India (defined as Public Debt) and liabilities in the Public Account, called Other Liabilities. Public debt is further classified into internal and external debt. Internal debt consists of marketable debt and nonmarketable … Read more

Modern and emerging technologies and initiatives in the State of Himachal Pradesh

Biotechnology policy of himachal pradesh Biotechnology is a fast developing field with activities and uses covering the entire spectrum of human life. Biotechnology, which involves the fusion of biology and technology, is the technology based on the understanding of life incorporating various aspects of biology, medicine, chemistry, engineering and informatics. Biotechnology is formally defined as … Read more

Sailent features of Representation of Peoples act

Sailent features of Representation of Peoples act People are the supreme power in the democratic country. Accordingly the People of India solemnly resolved that India is a democratic country. As we know that the India is a largest democracy in the world. The term Democracy mentioned in the Preamble of the constitution of India in … Read more

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is variously referred to as a think tank or monitoring group. Its stated goals include fostering economic development and cooperation; fighting poverty; and ensuring the environmental impact of growth and social development is always considered. Over the years, it has … Read more

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) UNCTAD is the part of the United Nations Secretariat dealing with trade, investment, and development issues. The organization’s goals are to: “maximize the trade, investment and development opportunities of developing countries and assist them in their efforts to integrate into the world economy on an equitable basis. … Read more

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