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ICRISAT-led CGIAR Research Programs to boost food, nutrition and income security of dryland poor
16/11/2012
The Fund Council of CGIAR, the world’s largest international agriculture research coalition, recently approved two ten-year research programs aimed at improving the food, nutrition and income...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
Agro-biodiversity vital in the global fight against hunger and poverty: ICRISAT
16/11/2012
“Biological diversity has been and continues to be the foundation for agricultural research for food security and poverty reduction across the world,” according to Director General William Dar of the...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
Media has uncommon opportunities for promoting biodiversity conservation
16/11/2012
With the impact of climate change already visible through extreme weather events and with a worsening scenario projected for the future, the genetic wealth in biological diversity could be the key to...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
ICRISAT and ICAR host 6th international conference on legume genetics and genomics
16/11/2012
Legumes, known as food for all as they represent a healthy and affordable dietary source for all types of people, rich or poor, are the subject of a big, international scientific conference here in...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
ICRISAT celebrates 40 years, Inclusive agriculture needed for food security in the dryland tropics
16/11/2012
Inclusive agriculture is the key to winning the fight against poverty, hunger and malnutrition in the dryland tropics of the world
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
ICRISAT scientists key to better livelihoods in the drylands
16/11/2012
As part of its 40th founding anniversary celebrations this week, the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics ICRISAT held a Loyalty Day today to honor staff for their...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
ICRISAT the best hope for poor farmers in the drylands
16/11/2012
ICRISAT represents the best hope of farmers in the semi-arid tropics, crucial for the economic prosperity and food and nutritional security of the dryland poor
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
Feeding the forgotten poor chronicles agriculturist s perspectives in tackling poverty and hunger
24/09/2012
The world s population will grow from almost 7 billion now to over 9 billion in 2050. The daunting question is will there be enough food to go around?
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
Philip Ikeazor calls for boosting Nigeria s groundnut production to export levels using ICRISAT s research expertise and partnerships
24/09/2012
In July 2012, Philip Ikeazor will complete his second and final three-year term on the Governing Board of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics.
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
ICRISAT responds to call for collaboration in reviving Nigerias groundnut industry
24/09/2012
SProposes to help boost farmers income through new groundnut varieties and improved cropping systems and processing, and by linking with NARS.
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
ICRISAT and ICAR partner to build climate resilient agriculture
22/05/2012
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) have called to adapt new measures to tackle the growing climate...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
ICRISAT responds to call for collaboration in reviving Nigeria?s groundnut industry
09/05/2012
SProposes to help boost farmers? income through new groundnut varieties and improved cropping systems and processing, and by linking with NARS.
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
ICRISAT and BGI seals research partnership on modern sequencing technologies for molecular crop breeding
24/04/2012
Shenzhen, China and Hyderabad, India, April 24, 2012 ? BGI, the world?s largest genomics organization, and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT).
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
Philip Ikeazor calls for boosting Nigeria?s groundnut production to export levels using ICRISAT?s research expertise and partnerships
16/04/2012
In July 2012, Philip Ikeazor will complete his second and final three-year term on the Governing Board of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics.
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
Smallholder farmers to benefit from second phase of tropical legumes project
23/02/2012
A second phase of an agricultural research for development project aimed at improving the livelihoods of poor farmers in sub Saharan Africa and South Asia has been recently agreed on.
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
DST and ICRISAT launch Center of Excellence on climate change for plant protection
13/02/2012
Hyderabad, India ? Diseases and insect pests cause crop losses of over US$8.48 billion annually, and these losses are likely to increase by at least four folds under the climate change scenario.
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
Agribusiness incubation and entrepreneurship key for vibrant agricultural development
10/02/2012
Hyderabad, India 10 February 2012 ?Highlighting the crucial role of entrepreneurship as a catalyst for agricultural and economic development, the 2ndGlobal Agri-Business Incubation Conference of the...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
Feeding the forgotten poor chronicles agriculturist?s perspectives in tackling poverty and hunger
08/02/2012
Hyderabad, India, 8 February 2012 ?The world?s population will grow from almost 7 billion now to over 9 billion in 2050. The daunting question is ? will there be enough food to go around?
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
ICRISAT and ICC team up to hold first India international grains conference
26/01/2012
Hyderabad, India, 12 January 2012 ? Aiming to open up new challenges and opportunities towards improving the quality, safety and nutritional value of grain-based foods
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
2nd India-Africa Economic Mission concludes, lays groundwork for South-South collaboration
26/12/2011
The 2nd India-Africa Economic Mission organized by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and the Brussels-based EMRC International came to a successful close...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases

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