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Women scientists create top 3 climate-smart chickpea varieties in India for 2022

ICRISAT-Mali’s K. Touré prepares a multispectral fixed-wing drone for landscape-scale monitoring of smallholder crops response to fertilization © ICRISAT / PSTraoré”
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New variety of heart-healthy groundnut to benefit all of India

ICRISAT-Mali’s K. Touré prepares a multispectral fixed-wing drone for landscape-scale monitoring of smallholder crops response to fertilization © ICRISAT / PSTraoré”
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Ozone pollution: an underappreciated issue in agriculture

Opinion piece by Dr Martin Philani Moyo, Country Representative Zimbabwe

ICRISAT-Mali’s K. Touré prepares a multispectral fixed-wing drone for landscape-scale monitoring of smallholder crops response to fertilization © ICRISAT / PSTraoré”
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Giving smallholder farmers due recognition

Opinion piece by Dr Jacqueline Hughes, Director General, ICRISAT

ICRISAT-Mali’s K. Touré prepares a multispectral fixed-wing drone for landscape-scale monitoring of smallholder crops response to fertilization © ICRISAT / PSTraoré”
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Ukraine-Russia crisis: Another wake-up call for home-grown agricultural solutions

Opinion piece by Dr Rebbie Harawa, Regional Director, Eastern and Southern Africa, ICRISAT.

ICRISAT-Mali’s K. Touré prepares a multispectral fixed-wing drone for landscape-scale monitoring of smallholder crops response to fertilization © ICRISAT / PSTraoré”
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50th Anniversary Celebration of ICRISAT in Nigeria

Water Hyacinth infestation in backwaters of Alleppey, Kerala, India. Photo Courtesy Dr Aviraj Dutta, Scientist, ICRISAT Development Center
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A groundnut field. Image used for representational purpose. File Photo

ICRISAT Celebrates its 50th Anniversary in Mali

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World Environment Day

Making Weeds Waste Profitable: an AI-Based Tool from ICRISAT

Water Hyacinth infestation in backwaters of Alleppey, Kerala, India. Photo Courtesy Dr Aviraj Dutta, Scientist, ICRISAT Development Center
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COVID-19 Update from ICRISAT

ICRISAT hopes that all our partners and the people we serve in the drylands are safe and well, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our lives.
As before, we are working hard to develop and implement solutions for farmers and agribusinesses, as our way of contributing at this difficult time
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Overcoming poverty & hunger

Reducing malnutrition

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A year of many big impacts and landmark varietal releases

In 2020, ICRISAT was able to lend its name to landmark varietal releases of its crops across Asia and Africa and register big impacts in improving dryland agri-food systems. Advanced technologies and resources related to crop breeding, digital agriculture and genomics were shared as international public goods and the research studies contributed to knowledge sharing worldwide. Read more about our multi-faceted research achievements and impacts in the ICRISAT Annual Report 2020.

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ICRISAT awarded 2021 Africa Food Prize

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has been awarded the 2021 Africa Food Prize, for work that has improved food security across 13 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

ICRISAT, a CGIAR Research Center, is a non-profit, non-political public international research organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world.

Read more:  https://www.icrisat.org/icrisat-awarded-2021-africa-food-prize/

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