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Crop protection and Seed Health

Crop protection and Seed Health

Preview: ICRISAT Revolutionizes Crop Testing with Portable Technology

ICRISAT Revolutionizes Crop Testing with Portable Technology

Media Release

Empowering West Africa Against Locust Threats: Harnessing the Expertise of Women Scientists

Empowering West Africa Against Locust Threats: Harnessing the Expertise of Women Scientists

A Machine Learning Engineer at SERVIR West Africa Program is strengthening the p-Locust platform for better locust risk predictions

West & Central Africa, Crop protection and Seed Health, Climate Adaptation and Mitigation
New Discovery in Peanut Defense Mechanisms Offers Hope for Disease Resistance

New Discovery in Peanut Defense Mechanisms Offers Hope for Disease Resistance

Media Release

Seed Systems, Crop Improvement, Crop Breeding, Crop protection and Seed Health, 3 more…
Embracing Pulses for Food Security and a Sustainable Future

Embracing Pulses for Food Security and a Sustainable Future

Op-Ed by Director General of ICRISAT, Dr Jacqueline Hughes

Food and Nutrition Security, International Year of Millets 2023, Crop Breeding, Crop protection and Seed Health, 1 more…
Groundnut Stakeholders Convene to Enhance Production and Export Strategies in Telangana

Groundnut Stakeholders Convene to Enhance Production and Export Strategies in Telangana

Press Release

Crop Breeding, Crop protection and Seed Health, India
ICRISAT in collaboration with the Government of Bihar to support implementation of Bihar's 4th Krishi (agricultural) Road Map.

ICRISAT in collaboration with the Government of Bihar to support implementation of Bihar's 4th Krishi (agricultural) Road Map.

The plan aims to enhance the sustainability and profitability of crop production in the state, which encompasses diverse agro-climatic zones and which experiences floods and droughts.

Asia, Partnerships, International Year of Millets 2023, Institutional News, 2 more…
 ICRISAT and GIZ partners to mitigate the effects of aflatoxin contamination in Groundnut

ICRISAT and GIZ partners to mitigate the effects of aflatoxin contamination in Groundnut

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) in Malawi is partnering with the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) to prevent and control aflatoxin contamination along the groundnut value chain to safeguard public health and boost farmer and export income.

Crop Improvement, Eastern and Southern Africa, Crop Breeding, Crop protection and Seed Health, 1 more…
ICRISAT intern wins top awards for developing bio-insecticide

ICRISAT intern wins top awards for developing bio-insecticide

Media Release

Pest and Disease Control, Poverty Alleviation, Partnerships, Crop protection and Seed Health
Equipping young crop modelers to fight climate change in West Africa

Equipping young crop modelers to fight climate change in West Africa

Skills transfer

Skills Transfer, West & Central Africa, Partnerships, Crop protection and Seed Health
Communication strategies to support the fight against fall armyworm

Communication strategies to support the fight against fall armyworm

Pest and Disease Control, West & Central Africa, Crop protection and Seed Health
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Parkavi Kumar
Parkavi Kumar Senior Communications Specialist – Asia
Martin Muluka
Martin Muluka Senior Communications Specialist – East and Southern Africa
Agathe Diama
Agathe Diama Senior Communications Specialist – West and Central Africa
Mohd Fareeduddin
Mohd Fareeduddin Digital Marketing and Web Administration Lead
About The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is a pioneering International Organization committed to developing and improving dryland farming and agri-food systems to address the challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and environmental degradation affecting the 2.1 billion people residing in the drylands of Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and beyond.

ICRISAT was established under a Memorandum of Agreement between the Government of India and the CGIAR on the 28 March 1972. In accordance with the Headquarters Agreement, the Government of India has extended the status of a specified “International Organisation” to ICRISAT under section 3 of the United Nations (Privileges and Immunities) Act, 1947 of the Republic of India through Extraordinary Gazette Notification No. UI/222(66)/71, dated 28 October 1972, issued by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.

Our offices:

Asia: India (Headquarters - Hyderabad)

East and Southern Africa:  Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe

West and Central Africa: Mali, Niger, Nigeria

For all media inquiries, please email: info.comms@icrisat.org

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
Hyderabad, Telangana, India