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ICRISAT Forms South-South Initiative to Fight Poverty in the Drylands
10/04/2011
New Delhi, India, 23 March 2011 ? The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) announces today the formation of the ICRISAT South-South Initiative (IS-SI) to boost...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
ICRISAT Governing Board launches platform for South-South collaboration and approves its medium-term plan
10/04/2011
New Delhi, India, 24 March 2011 ? Launching the ICRISAT South-South Initiative (IS-SI) to boost India-Africa partnerships on agricultural research-for-development, the International Crops Research...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
Market focus needed for food security in the tropical drylands
10/04/2011
Tackling the complexity of challenges in the tropical drylands of Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, Dr William Dar, Director General of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
Improving zinc efficiency of cereals under zinc deficiency
16/03/2011
Singh, Bhupinder and Kumar, Senthil and Natesan, A and Singh, B.K. and Usha, Kalidindi (2005) Improving zinc efficiency of cereals under zinc deficiency. CURRENT SCIENCE, 10 (1). pp. 36-44.
Source: Eprints@IARI
EFFECT OF REDUCED SEED AND APPLIED ZINC ON ZINC EFFICIENCY OF WHEAT GENOTYPES UNDER ZINC DEFICIENCY IN NUTRIENT SOLUTION CULTURE
16/03/2011
Singh, Bhupinder and Singh, B.K. (2011) EFFECT OF REDUCED SEED AND APPLIED ZINC ON ZINC EFFICIENCY OF WHEAT GENOTYPES UNDER ZINC DEFICIENCY IN NUTRIENT SOLUTION CULTURE. Journal of Plant Nutrition,...
Source: Eprints@IARI
VARIATION IN MINERAL CONCENTRATIONS AMONG CULTIVARS AND GERMPLASMS OF CABBAGE
16/03/2011
Source: Eprints@IARI
Top body for international agricultural research approves new global strategy
02/03/2011
The Board of the Consortium of Centers supported by the newly reorganized Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) met this week in India at the headquarters of the...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
Consortium Board approves CGIAR Strategy and Results Framework
02/03/2011
The Consortium Board of Centers supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) met last week in India at the headquarters of the International Crops Research...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
First Global Conference on Agribusiness Incubation at ICRISAT
02/03/2011
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), for the first time ever, will host a three-day Network of Indian Agri-Business Incubation Conference (NIABI 2011), from...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
ICRISAT observes International Womens Day in Global Incubation Forum
02/03/2011
As part of the three-day Network of Indian Agri-Business Incubation Conference (NIABI 2011) from 08 to 10 March 2011 at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
CGIAR Consortium Board to meet at ICRISAT
19/02/2011
The Board of the newly established Consortium of Centers supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) will hold high-level meetings at the headquarters of the...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
International conference to improve nutrition and health
11/02/2011
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) participated in the IFPRI 2020 international conference from 10?12 February 2011, New Delhi on Leveraging Agriculture...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
ICRISAT launches a new strategy to help end poverty in the drylands
16/12/2010
Poverty must be ended, not only alleviated. This is the goal of a strategy launched by the India-based International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) to finally shatter...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
New crop varieties for a changing climate
04/12/2010
As climate change becomes more felt all over the world, the United Nations is currently holding a climate change conference in Cancun, Mexico, which encompasses the sixteenth Conference of the...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
Asia-Pacific has worlds highest number of threatened species
28/10/2010
The Asia-Pacific region covers nearly 30% of the earths land area and contains some of the worlds greatest biological, cultural and economic diversity. Unfortunately, the earth?s biodiversity is...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
ICRISAT bags Research Leadership Award
06/10/2010
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is the recipient of the prestigious Research Leadership Award 2010 presented at the Third Agricultural Leadership Summit...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
ICRISAT unveils market-oriented research strategy for dryland smallholder farmers
29/09/2010
A way in which science can be better harnessed to help bring about prosperity in the drylands of the developing world has been mapped out. Meeting at Arusha, Tanzania last week, the Governing Board...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
Pulses Conclave calls for a quantum leap in production
15/09/2010
In the backdrop of endemic shortages, stagnant production and spiraling prices of pulses (Dal) in India, the two day Hyderabad Pulses Conclave 2010 co-sponsored by ICRISAT and Agriwatch, called for...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
ICRISAT offers training on sweet sorghum enterprise
23/08/2010
The NutriPlus Knowledge Center, a research platform within the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)?s Agri Science Park supported by the Government of Andhra...
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases
Reducing global hunger by half in 2015 still possible
14/08/2010
The Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of reducing the world?s 1020 million undernourished people by half between now and 2015 is still possible.
Source: ICRISAT Press Releases

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