Extreme Weather Hits India's Staple Food Crops, Threatens Food Security

"This year, we are experiencing more than usual rainfall, probably due to global warming... Heavy rains mixed with flash flooding will further delay planting, resulting in lower-than-normal yields. It can threaten food security, not only in the country but globally also," said Mahesh Salgaokar, an independent agricultural consultant.
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G20 Sherpas: The Tough Negotiators Who Help Their Leaders Walk Toward The Summit

"A sherpa, in a way guides or shepherds the process of planning, negotiation and implementation of the agenda for a particular member country," a T20 secretariat research coordinator for Think20 said. "Their work begins way ahead of the summit as they organize the agenda and look for political consensus at the highest levels."


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