2-12 October, 2016 8th Annual training on “Standardization of stem rust field notes and germplasm evaluation, with discussions on stripe and leaf rust” at Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) Research Station, Njoro, Kenya Durable Genetic Gains in Wheat project (DGGW) in cooperation with CIMMYT trained […]
October, 2016 The 55th All India Wheat and Barley Research Workers’ meet was held at CCSHAU, Hisar during 21 – 24 August, 2016. This was a mega event and about 400 participants from various reputed institutes in the world participated. It served as a forum […]
The Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) is the first and the only agricultural university in Nepal which was established in year 2010 in Rampur in Chitwan district. The aim of the university is to work towards all round development of agriculture and raise the socio economic conditions of rural people through teaching, research and extension.
In February 2016 BARI scientists notified the government and later reported that wheat blast, a new wheat disease for Asia, has appeared in Bangladesh. A disease infecting over 15,000 ha of wheat raised grave concerns among national, regional and international agriculture communities and posed “a potential threat to global food security”.
HYDERABAD, JULY 29: A group of stakeholders in the agriculture sector from Malawi (Africa) are in India to take a tip or two from farm practices in India. They are in here in a USAID programme that is aimed at exposing the Malawian agricultural practitioners […]
Vijayaraghavan, CEO, Sathguru Management Consultants participates in a delegate level discussion with Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh on advancing science and the significant progress made by Bangladesh in technology adoption
USAID funded AIP program is all geared to transform Malawian agriculture by introducing low cost solar powered irrigation systems. The farmers in Malawi practice rain-fed agriculture, which allow them only one season of crop production. With the new solar powered, low cost and community based […]
Prof. George Kanyama – Phiri, VC, LUANAR, Lilongwe, Malawi, launched e-extension initiatives on 1st Feb 2016 for farmers at Ufulu Gardens, Lilongwe under AIP-Malawi project. The major objectives were to: Establish LUANAR as the “Knowledge-Hub” extension Develop a robust system of knowledge flow from LUANAR/CGIAR […]
The Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) is set to release three varieties of Bt Brinjal this year and two other varieties by next year despite controversies regarding its production and harmful effects on human body, officials said. The five varieties are Sing Nath, Chega, Islampuri, […]
Dhaka, Dec. 9, 2015 Cornell University’s Albert R. Mann Library is one of the largest repositories of agriculture resources in the world. The Mann Library established TEEAL (The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library) in 1999, a collection of important journals, globally relevant but not accessed hitherto […]