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ICRISAT awarded 2021 Africa Food Prize 

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Resource ID

18885

Access

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Contributed by

B.Muralidhar

Topics

Crop improvement, Climate change and Dryland stresses, Diversification, ICT / Knowledge management, Market Access and Value Chains, Development Pathways, Policy & Institutions, Seed systems, Poverty Dynamics, Natural resource management

Crops

Grain legumes

Systems

Farming Systems, Livelihood Systems

Locations

Eastern and Southern Africa, Kenya

CSR Activity

No

Global Date

09 Sep 21

Title

ICRISAT awarded 2021 Africa Food Prize

Keywords

Africa Food Prize, Improved seed varieties, Agro-ecology, Empower farmers, Agricultural inputs, Technologies, Policy advocacy, Sustainability

Length

00:57

Author/Key contact

SMCO staff

Language

Telugu

Type

Science

Grouping

Impact Successes, Scientific Breakthroughs, Issues Discussed

ICRISAT Research Programs

Grain Legumes

New ICRISAT Research Programs

Eastern & Southern Africa Program, Theme: Crop improvement and seed systems

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ICRISAT

Description

The Africa Food Prize recognizes outstanding individuals or institutions that work towards changing agriculture in Africa – from subsistence farming to a successful enterprise. ICRISAT’s work in Africa has been true to its holistic approach that encompasses all aspects of smallholder farming, to develop and disseminate improved varieties of ICRISAT mandate crops that are suited to the local agro-ecology, empower farmers with access to agricultural inputs, information, technologies, markets etc., while simultaneously building policy advocacy for long-term sustainability.

Date (Date published/released/created if known)

09 Sep 21

Video Credit / Copyright

ETV Telangana

Video Location

India

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