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Interdisciplinary research key to making India’s Green Revolution sustainable 

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17951

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Contributed by

B.Muralidhar

Topics

Crop improvement, Biotechnology: Genomics, Nutrition

Crops

Dryland cereals, Grain legumes

Systems

Farming Systems, Livelihood Systems

Locations

Asia, India

Global Date

24/Jan/2020

Title

Interdisciplinary research key to making India’s Green Revolution sustainable

Keywords

TIGR2ESS, Crop Science, Hydrology, Social science and policy, Green Revolution

New ICRISAT Research Programs

Genetic Gains Program, Genomics & Trait Discovery

Story Partners

University of Cambridge; University of East Anglia; Rothamsted Research; National Institute of Agricultural Botany; Department of Biotechnology, (Govt. of India); Punjab Agricultural University, MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, National Institute of Plant Genome Research

Author/Key contact

SMCO staff

Story Source

ICRISAT Happenings 1838-1, 24 January 2020

Type

Science

URL/Link

https://www.icrisat.org/interdisciplinary-research-key-to-making-indias-green-revolution-sustainable/

Description

Around a hundred scientists from varied disciplines, who gathered to discuss an India-UK joint research program, called for more interdisciplinary research to make Indian agriculture sustainable in a changing world and to ensure food security.The first General Assembly of TIGR2ESS (Transforming India’s Green Revolution by Research and Empowerment for Sustainable food Supplies), a UK-India research program which began in 2018 and brought over 20 research institutions together, was held at ICRISAT during 20-24 January. Crop scientists, sociologists, biologists, nutrition experts and archeologists, among others, are discussing the way ahead for the program.

Date (Date published/released/created if known)

24/Jan/2020

CGIAR Research Program

Water Land and Ecosystems

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