Twitter | Search | |
ICRISAT
ICRISAT is a non-profit, non-political org that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners
9,523
Tweets
466
Following
34,824
Followers
Tweets
ICRISAT 17m
See how a holistic intervention is helping 8500 farmers in 10 villages boost farm yields by increasing water availability, enhancing soil fertility and providing improved crop varieties. :
Reply Retweet Like
ICRISAT 14h
report launch by live right now: Dr Jackie Hughes, DG, ICRISAT, highlights a 3-pronged approach to better agriculture and nutrition. 🍲Diverse diets 🌾Higher yields ☂️Managing risks
Reply Retweet Like
ICRISAT 14h
1.Rebranding neglected cereals (millets/sorghum) as nutri-cereals 2.Mainstreaming iron- and zinc-biofortified staples 3.Promoting culinary diversity are 3 ways to change the health/nutrition status: Dr Trilochan Mohapatra at launch by .
Reply Retweet Like
ICRISAT 15h
: 's new report is a one-stop shop for data (and analysis) on food & nutrition in India, from local to national levels: Prof prefaces the Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition in India 2020 at the Virtual Launch. Live now at:
Reply Retweet Like
ICRISAT 17h
Favorable policies towards nutri-cereals & legumes, and effective market linkages are key to boost crop/diet diversity, contributing to better nutrition, says Dr , in a talk with on & Local Econ Dev. Watch video here:
Reply Retweet Like
ICRISAT 17h
Lack of access to structured markets used to prevent Malawian farmers from selling their groundnuts profitably. See how enterprising members of Mthiransembe Cooperative overcame this challenge.
Reply Retweet Like
ICRISAT 19h
Selected farmers in Niger recently underwent training to become certified seed producers of groundnut, cowpea, pearl millet and sorghum. See how partnered with and to make this happen.
Reply Retweet Like
ICRISAT 19h
In drought-prone Kalahandi dist, Odisha, helped 8500 farmers boost yields by increasing water availability, enhancing soil fertility and providing improved crop varieties, thanks to partners incl &
Reply Retweet Like
ICRISAT 21h
New project launched in West Africa will involve: 💪Biofortified pearl millet & sorghum 🤝multi-sector partnerships 📱Automated data collection/analysis 📢Adapted communication tools Read more: (File photo)
Reply Retweet Like
ICRISAT 22h
Coming up later today! On 4 Aug, 8 am EDT/5:30 pm IST, will hold a virtual launch event along with a panel discussion. Check banner for details.
Reply Retweet Like
ICRISAT retweeted
CGIAR Nutrition Jul 31
Adamu Nyerenda is not an ordinary legume researcher. He's a Tanzanian groundnut farmer who's been "fully involved" in developing better high-yielding groundnut varieties as part of the Tropical Legumes research collaboration. Read his story:
Reply Retweet Like
ICRISAT retweeted
CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture Aug 3
It's not too late to join us for the 6th eps. of ’s digital forum on & food security on 4 AUGUST at 4:00 PM CEST w/ presentations from M. de Ruyter de Wildt of , C. Chege of & S. Singh. Register NOW:
Reply Retweet Like
ICRISAT retweeted
Grain Legumes and Dryland Cereals (GLDC) Aug 3
Deciphering the processes behind the responses of chickpea to elevated CO2 concentration.
Reply Retweet Like
ICRISAT Aug 3
Participants at a recent seed certification training workshop in Niger learnt about: •Seed certification process •Production regulation •Quality control •Seed harvesting, storage & packaging •Sales
Reply Retweet Like
ICRISAT Aug 3
A recently launched project, with a focus on iron- and zinc-fortified hybrids/OPVs of sorghum and pearl millet, is aimed at better food and nutrition security for 120,000 smallholder households in West Africa. (File photo)
Reply Retweet Like
ICRISAT retweeted
Grain Legumes and Dryland Cereals (GLDC) Aug 2
"Gender-sensitive social protection is important to the COVID-19 response in low- and middle-income countries, and strengthening women’s assets should be a priority." How are women farmers affected and adapting?
Reply Retweet Like
ICRISAT Aug 3
Smallholder groundnut farmers in Malawi successfully set up a groundnut oil producing enterprise, boosting incomes and creating market opportunities. Click to read more in :
Reply Retweet Like
ICRISAT Aug 3
See how a holistic intervention is helping 8500 farmers in 10 villages boost farm yields by increasing water availability, enhancing soil fertility and providing improved crop varieties. :
Reply Retweet Like
ICRISAT Aug 3
Coming up tomorrow! Join us for the virtual launch of 's new report on Tue, 4 Aug, 8-9:30 AM EDT / 5:30-7 PM IST. Plus a special panel discussion with some of India's experts on food systems & agriculture.
Reply Retweet Like
ICRISAT Aug 3
A project that we worked on with and in Jhansi, India, has raised farmer incomes and slowed down their migration to cities. Read more here:
Reply Retweet Like