International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) Current Affairs, GK & News

Statue of Equality

On February 5, 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Hyderabad to kickstart the 50th anniversary celebrations of “International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)”. Key Points He will dedicate a 216-feet tall “statue of equality” to the nation, on this occasion. ‘Statue of equality’ commemorates the 11th century bhakti saint Sri Ramanujacharya. ..

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WFP-ICRISAT sign agreement on Food Security

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) have signed an agreement on Food security on September 23, 2021. Highlights Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on programmes and research in order to improve food, nutrition security and livelihoods across India. It was signed between WFP ..

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Andhra Pradesh government signs pact with ICRISAT to boost sustainable farming

Andhra Pradesh government has signed a pact with the International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) to boost sustainable farming in the state. In this regard, Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) was signed by state government with ICRISAT. Key highlights of agreement It seeks to provide assistance in making agriculture sustainable and profitable in ..

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