Posts Tagged ‘Gene Campaign’

Feb21

State of the World 2011 Launches in Delhi, India

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In Delhi, on Friday, February 18th, the Centre For Environmental Education (CEE) hosted a second India launch for State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet.  Speakers at the event in Delhi included Dr. Suman Sahai, Chairperson of the Gene Campaign, Shri Karikeya Sarabhai, Director of CEE, Shri Prabhjot Sodhi, National Coordinator UNDP-GEF Small Grants Programme, and Shri MF Farooqui, Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Environment and Forest.

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Feb15

State of the World to Launch in Ahmedabad & New Delhi

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State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet will be launched this week in Ahmedabad, India, on February 17th and New Delhi, on February 18th, in partnership with the Centre for Environment Education.

Hunger Project agricultural experts State of the World launches in Ahmedabad New Delhi India

Danielle Nierenberg will join Indian agricultural experts to launch State of the World 2011 in Ahmedabad and New Delhi this week. (photo credit: Bernard Pollack)

Co-Project Director Danielle Nierenberg will join CEE Programme Directors Dr. Kiran Chhokar and Mr. Atul Pandya for exciting discussions with local agricultural experts.

The Ahmedabad launch will take place at the Centre for Environment Education in Thaltej Tekra, including comments from Dr. Sudarshan Iyengar, Vice Chancellor of Gujarat Vidyapith University and Professor B.N. Hiremath of the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information & Communication Technology. The launch in New Delhi will commence in the India International Centre at Lodhi Estate, and its programme will feature speakers such as Dr. Suman Sahai, Chairperson of the Gene Campaign,  Shri Karikeya Sarabhai, Director of the Centre for Environment Education, and Shri MF Farooqui, Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Environment and Forest.