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Preview: 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

New Discovery in Peanut Defense Mechanisms Offers Hope for Disease Resistance

New Discovery in Peanut Defense Mechanisms Offers Hope for Disease Resistance

Media Release

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Groundnut Stakeholders Convene to Enhance Production and Export Strategies in Telangana

Groundnut Stakeholders Convene to Enhance Production and Export Strategies in Telangana

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Crop Breeding, Crop protection and Seed Health, India
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Topics (ICRISAT) is collaborating with the Government of Bihar to provide scientific support for the implementation of Bihar's 4th Krishi (agricultural) Road Map.

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Topics (ICRISAT) is collaborating with the Government of Bihar to provide scientific support for the 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.

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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.

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.

The project will mitigate carcinogenic aflatoxins - the toxic substances produced by fungi - from contaminating groundnuts resulting in threats to public health and lost income for farmers caused by export rejection.

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
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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: [email protected]

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