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ICRISAT celebrates its 50th Anniversary in Mali

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Agriculture and the Environment

Opinion piece by Dr Jacqueline d'Arros 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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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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ICRISAT Wins 2022 Excellence in Practice Gold Award

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ICRISAT and the European Union in Mali exhibit Smart Foods

Children at a school eating millet-based food. Photo: Liam Wright, ICRISAT
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ICRISAT Development Center (IDC) scientist bags Bhagirath Samman Award by Uttar Pradesh Government (India)

Minister presenting award to Dr Ramesh Singh from ICRISAT. Photo: ICRISAT
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Address at ICRISAT's 50th Anniversary Celebrations in Zimbabwe

By the The Hon. Dr Anxious J Masuka, Zimbabwe Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Resettlement
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ICRISAT 50 Years of scientific innovation and impact in the drylands

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ICRISAT Celebrates its 50th Anniversary in Kenya

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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

Preventing environmental degradation

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.

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