To fight desertification we need to drive diversity on
farms and plates
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Obama talks about need for agriculture innovations
and food that is good for you, the planet and the farmer
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Support for farmers
Developing seeds for a sustainable future
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Engaging women in agriculture
Social and economic equality
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Easy access to markets for farmers
Strengthening agricultural value chains
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New varieties for future food security
Developing nutrition rich crops
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Overcoming poverty & hunger

Reducing malnutrition

Preventing environmental degradation

June 17 | World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

Blog: ICRISAT’s definitive steps towards a greener Africa

Every year, 12 million hectares of fertile land are degraded, its six-inch thick topsoil eroded, by drought and soil abuse. This land, that could produce 20 million tons of grain in a year, is turning into desert.

Desertificationdegradation of land in arid, semi-arid and sub-humid areas due to climatic changes and human activity  Read more

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Pulse of ICRISAT: 2016 achievements in an all-new dashboard format

The issue contains Research Highlights, an interactive timeline of breakthroughs in pulse research over 45 years, details of our Smart Food campaign and more.

For the interactive and mobile-friendly web version

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ICRISAT’s 45th anniversary timeline and ‘my wish’ for the drylands


The 45 years were all about finding every opportunity to improve the lives of smallholder farmers in the drylands of Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.

Share your feedback on http://www.icrisat.org/icrisat45years

Share your view and images about ICRISAT on social media using #icrisat45.

Upcoming events

Crop Genomics: Present & Future
Dec 7-8, 2017, ICRISAT, Hyderabad, India.

For more details please visit http://ceg10.icrisat.org
 
EventAgri4D 2017 – Rural Transformation and Urbanization
September 20, 2017, Undervisningshuset, Almas allé 10 SLU Campus Ultuna, Uppsala, Sweden.

For more details please visit http://www.siani.se/event/Agri4D2017

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Chickpea seed samples distributed to 88 countries
110,000
Accessions deposited in the Global Seed vault
294
Agribusiness startups helped in Africa

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