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Mahindra & Mahindra-ICRISAT Collaboration Bags “Best Watershed” Recognition

The India CSR Network has awarded Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (M&M) for its watershed development efforts in India’s Telangana state. The efforts involved creating 51 water harvesting structures in Buchinelli village over three years that led to harvesting 137,000 m3 rainwater every year, benefitting around 150 farmers. Water harvesting with […]

Check dam in the village. Photo: ICRISAT

Dr Arun Kumar Sahoo, Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment, Odisha State, India, released the Soil Atlas published by ICRISAT on World Soil Day 2020. Photo: ICRISAT

Soil Atlas and Two Modern State Referral Labs Launched Through ICRISAT-Led Bhoochetana Project in Odisha, India

The soil movement started in the Indian state of Odisha two-and-half years ago through the ICRISAT-led Bhoochetana project crossed an important milestone with the launch of a soil atlas and two modern soil testing laboratories of international standard. Dr Arun Kumar Sahoo, the State Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment, […]