India gets its first biofortified sorghum
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India gets its first biofortified sorghum

India’s first biofortified sorghum (jowar), with significantly higher iron and zinc than regular sorghum, was formally launched today. Developed by ICRISAT it was released for cultivation by Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth (VNMKV), Maharashtra.


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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.

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Chickpea germplasm lines released as 37 cultivars in 23 countries
US $ 14.85 M
Funding facilitated to 23 agribusiness ventures so far
350,000 ha
Area cultivated to pigeonpea in Telangana
110,000
germplasm accessions deposited by ICRISAT in the Global Seed Vault

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