National summit on climate change to be held at Anand

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Anand, Nov 18 (UNI) A two-day national summit on climate change and its impact over Indian agriculture, will be held at Anand Agricultural University on December 4 and 5.

Anand Agricultural University Director, research, A R Pathak told UNI that the two-day summit, which is being organised on the sidelines of the annual convention of Indian Agricultural Universities Association, will discuss a whole range of issues like positive and adverse impacts of climate change over the crops, further possible research in the area of climate change, impact of changing atmosphere on the wild-life, food and fruits crops.

The summit will be inaugurated by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. Participants of India's 45 Agricultural Universities, 8 deemed Universities and 5 National institutions will be taking part in this summit.

State agriculture minister Dileep Sanghani and Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Delhi, Director S A Patil will also be present during the summit.

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