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Weather and climate research gear up for innovation in India - High-level panel including ICRISAT scientist contributes expertise for policy making 

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18528

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Contributed by

B.Muralidhar

Topics

Climate change and Dryland stresses, Abiotic Stresses, Natural resource management

Crops

Dryland cereals, Pearl millets, Small millets, Sorghum, Finger millet

Systems

Farming Systems, Livelihood Systems

Locations

Asia, India

Global Date

24/Jul/2020

Title

Weather and climate research gear up for innovation in India - High-level panel including ICRISAT scientist contributes expertise for policy making

Keywords

Climate variability, Department of Science and Technology, STIP 2020, Dr Mamta Sharma, Mitigation methods, Rising temperatures, Soil moisture stress, Greenhouse gas emissions, Cropping systems, Climate-resilient crops, Millets, Sorghum, Science Policy Forum

Language

English

New ICRISAT Research Programs

Asia Program, Integrated Crop Management

Story Partners

Department of Science and Technology, Government of India

Author/Key contact

Dr Mamta Sharma

Story Source

ICRISAT Happenings 1864-1, 24 July 2020

Type

Science

URL/Link

https://www.icrisat.org/weather-and-climate-research-gear-up-for-innovation-in-india/

Description

The impact of climate variability on agriculture was highlighted in a panel discussion conducted under the aegis of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. Experts in weather and climate research sciences from across India participated in the discussion, contributing their ideas towards the Science and Technology Innovation Policy 2020 (STIP 2020). The online event Across the Table – Weather and Climate Research Services in India, saw the experts weigh in on the best ways to deal with extreme climate events, variability with respect to forecasting, infrastructure, agriculture and so on.

Date (Date published/released/created if known)

24/Jul/2020

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