News & Announcements

Mustard crop in Faridpur

  • 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 ...

  • PULSE CROPS DIAGNOSTIC SURVEY TO SUPPORT THEIR ADOPTION IN RICE-BASED CROPPING SYSTEM

    A one-day meeting cum workshop was held at ICAR-IIPR (Indian Institute Pulses Research), Kanpur, on 24th June to understand the implementation of the pulse crops diagnostics survey to support their adoption in rice-based cropping system. The CSISA-KVK network led the workshop as part of its constant endeavor to introduce the concepts of monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) in sustaining cereal-based cropping systems. Based on the preliminary discussions with DDG (AE) and Directors ...


Copyright © 2017 CIMMYT

CSISA Website

Disclaimer

While every precaution has been taken in the preparation of this website and its contents, CIMMYT and its implementing partner organizations for CSISA – IFPRI and IRRI – assume no responsibility for errors or omissions. All information and features described herein are subject to change without notice. This website may contain links to third-party websites. CIMMYT is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. This website is providing these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement by CIMMYT of the linked sites or their content.

Terms of Use

Copyright © 2017 International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)
CIMMYT holds the copyright to all CSISA publications and web pages but encourages use of these materials for non-commercial purposes, unless specifically stated otherwise. Permission to make digital or hard copies of part or all of this work for personal or classroom use is hereby granted without fee and without a formal request provided that copies are not made or distributed for profit or commercial advantage and that copies bear this notice and full citation on the first page. For copyrights not owned by CIMMYT, express permission must be pursued with the owner of the information. To republish or redistribute for commercial purposes, prior permission is required.