Strengthening Collaborative Efforts: ICRISAT Hosts Uttar Pradesh Minister

On 6 October 2023, ICRISAT hosted Mr Hargovind Kushwaha, Minister of State, Government of Uttar Pradesh, India, and a group of farmers. Minister Kushwaha welcomed the opportunity to engage members of ICRISAT’s leadership team, which included Dr Arvind Kumar, Deputy Director General-Research; Dr ML Jat, Research Program Director for Resilient […]

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ICRISAT Wins Prestigious UNDP Mahatma Award 2023 for Work in Bundelkhand, India

ICRISAT clinched the ‘UNDP Mahatma Award for Biodiversity’ for its remarkable contributions to humanity, its unwavering commitment to positive change, and its transformative impact on society. The award-winning submission highlighted community-led innovations in landscape management in Central India’s Bundelkhand region. Through a combination of rainwater harvesting structures and agroforestry measures, […]

The minister’s field visit to a Haveli in Chitrakoot project site.

UP agriculture minister reviews DFI project, visits Chitrakoot site

Mr Surya Pratap Shahi, Minister of Agriculture in Uttar Pradesh state’s government, reviewed the progress of the Doubling Farmers’ Income (DFI) project in the state’s Bundelkhand region. The minister praised the concept of renovating traditional water tanks (Havelis) renovation and appreciated efforts of all partners and project team members. Mr […]