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World Resources Institute

WRI is a global research organization turning ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being.

Water Stewardship

Water Stewardship has a proven approach and farmer-accepted protocols for both whole-farm assessment and verification of conservation practices and the development of Continuous Improvement Programs (CIPs). What makes the Water Stewardship approach unique is the incorporation of numerical loads specific for each farm operation.

Society for the Conservation of Nature

The Society for the Conservation of Nature (Scon) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization, registered with the Govt. of India under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1980 on July 22, 1998. 

Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment

Almost four decades ago, SCOPE, the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment, launched a major programme on the biogeochemical cycles of the main elements. Over the years, projects—often developed jointly with UNEP—focussed on the study of carbon, nitrogen, sulphur and phosphorus as well as some of the trace elements (lead, cadmium, mercury and arsenic) and their effects on the food chain, resulting in 17 SCOPE monographs and a number of proceedings volumes.

International Nitrogen Initiative

The International Nitrogen Initiative (INI) was established formally in 2003 to review the current understanding of the nitrogen cycle and to interact with decision makers and practioners in order to identify management options that optimize the use of nitrogen fertilizers while minimizing the negative effects of nitrogen on human health and the environment as a result of food and energy production.

International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme

The goals of the GPNM are very much in line with International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme's (IGBP) vision of supporting the development of science based solutions for global environmental sustainability. 

International Fertilizer Development Center

The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) is a public international organization addressing critical issues such as international food security, the alleviation of global hunger and poverty, environmental protection and the promotion of economic development and self-sufficiency. IFDC focuses on increasing productivity across the agricultural value chain in developing countries. 

Indian Nitrogen Group

The Indian Nitrogen Group was established by the Society for Conservation of Nature (SCON). The SCON, a voluntary body of scientists, brought together some concerned Indian experts from diverse backgrounds to discuss the issue.

China-UK Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Network

The China-UK Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Network (SAIN) has been established to provide a coherent framework for the development and implementation of China-UK collaboration on environmentally sustainable agriculture. It will support the aims of the existing China-UK Sustainable Development Dialogue (SDD) and provide a flexible and largely self-sustaining platform for long-term China-UK collaboration in this area.