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  • Cropping systems of Haryana – Challenges and Opportunities

    CSISA publication under the RAWE program of CCSHAU released in February 2023 'Cropping Systems of Haryana - Challenges and Opportunities' released by DDG Education Dr. R.C Aggarwal Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) project, in collaboration with Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University (CCSHAU), initiated a capacity development program for final year students of B.Sc. (Agriculture) under the Rural Agricultural Work Experience (RAWE) — part of the course curriculum for final-year ...

  • Boosting Nepal's Domestic Production to Combat the Global Food Security Crisis

    Agriculture is always impacted by war. However, Russia's war in Ukraine – between two big agricultural production players in the setting of globalized agricultural markets – incurs never-before-considered implications for global agriculture and food security. Russia and Ukraine are significant exporters of maize, wheat, fertilizers, edible oils and crude oil: trade that is compromised by the war, with the greatest impact being on the poor and low-income countries that rely ...

  • Director for Sustainable Agri-Food Systems (CIMMYT) visits CSISA Bihar hub

    CIMMYT Program Director for Sustainable Agri-Food Systems, Dr. Sieg Snapp, visited CSISA project sites in Bihar in November (9-10). Dr. Sieglinde Snapp, joined by senior CSISA scientists, interacted with farmers and local officials about challenges and adoption of conservation agri-technologies and practices. The CSISA team in Bihar, led by Dr. Shishpal Poonia, apprised Director Snapp about various regional initiatives – eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar – with senior members presenting updates on ...

  • KVK-CSISA Network Annual Workshop 2022

    On 23 September, Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), and the Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) network, hosted their annual meeting for 2022. The meeting organized at NAAS complex, New Delhi, was attended by officials representing over sixty-six KVKs, eleven Agricultural Technology Application Research Institutes (ATARIs), ten Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), and associated organizations from across the country, including over thirty CSISA colleagues. Some of KVK colleagues also ...

  • Training of CSISA trainers for technically backstopping forthcoming landscape diagnostic survey (LDS)

    A Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop for CSISA team members on LDS deployment was conducted by master trainers of CSISA. The new pool of CSISA’s master trainers will support forthcoming LDS by KVKs in the future. Madhulika Singh, Wasim Iftikar, Pardeep Sagwal, Umesh Yadav, and Nima Chodon participated in the training held on 28-30 August in Kolkata. The two-day training was led by CSISA's Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) specialists Anurag ...

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