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Ensuring climate-smart research more rapidly delivers results for the poor
Climate experts have been warning of global warming that will impact our biodiversity and food security. The United Nations General Secretariat gathered world leaders yesterday to announce concrete steps for immediate Climate Action to reduce emissions and strengthen climate resilience. A Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture is being launched today. To what extent can our research help this “climate action”?   Read more
 
   
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ICRISAT collaborates with Ramoji Film City to set up First-of-its-kind Agriculture Theme Park


A sustainable environment is the need of the hour. The surge of global warming and more recently the drought witnessed in some parts of the country and abroad calls for immediate steps to mitigate the effects of drought and create a more sustainable future. To achieve this ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics) and Ramoji Film City will be joining hands to create a better environment to live in.
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ICRISAT Governing Board commits to new significant research and science investments in Africa

The Governing Board of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has today made a decision to boost its research in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by investing US$ 5 million towards upgrading research infrastructure and building scientific skills on the African continent. ICRISAT is committed to improving food security, making smallholder farming profitable through an Inclusive Market-Oriented Development (IMOD) approach, tackling malnutrition by focusing on more nutritious crops, and helping overcome environmental degradation in Sub-Saharan Africa..More ...  
  Appointment of new ICRISAT Director General
The Governing Board of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr David Bergvinson as the next Director General of ICRISAT for a five-year term, effective January 01, 2015. Dr Bergvinson is currently with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle, USA, as Senior Program Officer, Crop Value Chains and Digital Design for Agriculture Development. More ...  
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