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  • 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 ...


    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 ...

  • Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) project enters Phase 4.0

    A renewed three-and-a-half-year commitment in India to strengthen gains made in mainstreaming innovations and agri-extension research in national systems, with emphasis on institutionalizing research delivery systems and cross-learning opportunities. To sustainably enhance cereal crop productivity and improve smallholder farmers’ livelihoods in Bangladesh, India, and Nepal, the Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA), a science-driven and impacts-oriented regional project led by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), was launched ...

  • EoI for Nepal: CSISA-COVID Response

    The CSISA-COVID Response and Resilience Activity-Objective III is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from private companies engaged in agricultural mechanization (repairing, distributing and manufacturing) to partner with the project. The project anticipates signing agreements with one or more successful partner(s), subject to alignment with the project priorities, due diligence, and agreement on terms.

  • CSISA-COVID Response Activity signs an agreement with Mega Bank in Nepal

    The CSISA COVID-19 Response and Resilience Activity has signed an agreement with Mega Bank Nepal Ltd. to facilitate access to finance by promoting digital banking for smallholder farmers. A brief agreement signing ceremony was organized on May 6th, 2022, at the corporate office of Mega Bank Nepal Ltd, Kamaladi, Kathmandu.

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