Innovative rice-potato production for smallholder farmers

Planting of potato after rice harvest without tillage in Assam, India. Thereafter, potato seed will be covered with rice straw. Copyright: Ali Shahid (International Potato Center) Mulching of potato with rice straw. Copyright: Jürgen Kroschel (GIZ) ...

Digital cold chain assistant for smallholder farmers

OBJECTIVES The measure aims to adapt and test a climate-sensitive digital cold chain assistant improve access to and use of climate-friendly cooling systems develop gender-sensible business models to increase the income of smallholder farmers and local SMEs reduce post-harvest losses In figures: 15 % more income for producers 10 % more turnover of SMEs 50 % less CO2...

Agripath – Sustainable agriculture through effective and efficient digital pathways

OBJECTIVES Improving access to and scaling digital agricultural extension services Enhancing capacities of stakeholders for the uptake and adoption of digital agricultural extension services DESCRIPTION The project “AgriPath – Empowering smallholder farmers’ transition to sustainable agriculture through effective and efficient digital pathways” aims to bring sustainable agriculture to scale. By providing farmers and...

Fund for Innovation in Agriculture (i4Ag)

African American girl scientists learning and writing science and doing analysis for germs and bacteria with microscope in the laboratory. Science and education, researcher and discovery concept OBJECTIVES Innovative approaches for sustainable rice-potato-cultivation systems are established...

Protection and management of Aquatic Biodiversity in the North Eastern Region of India

OBJECTIVES Outcome: State and local stakeholders are implementing their improved knowledge and management capacities for the conservation and sustainable, climate-friendly management of wild fish and invertebrate populations in 4 states of the North Eastern Region of India. DESCRIPTION Population growth, increasing intensity of use and the consequences of climate change are increasingly...

Support of Agroecological transformation processes in India

OBJECTIVE transformative agroecological processes are strengthened to sustainable agro- and food systems on national and state level. COUNTRYIndia DURATION01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2025 Commission AgencyBMZ CONTACT PERSON Ms. Sabine Preuss sabine.preuss@giz.de

Sustainability and Value Added in Agricultural Supply Chains

Two cotton farmers using the AI-based Pest Management App based by Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence. Copyright: © Welspun Foundation For Health And Knowledge. Project farmer Mr. Bhanudas Sarjerao Moharle from Ajgaon village in Wardha district...

Sustainable management of forest ecosystem services in the Western Himalayas

SITUATION One of India's most important ecoregions are the forest ecosystems of the Western Himalayas. They act as life support systems for millions of people residing in the uplands and lowlands of the Indo-Gangetic plains. They provide various ecosystem services that enhance the supply of water that flows into streams...

Water Security and Climate Adaptation in Rural India

OBJECTIVES Rural water resource management is improved with regard to water security and climate adaptation. DESCRIPTION The project is in partnership with the Ministry of Rural Development and Ministry of Jal Shakti (Water) in India. The project aims at improving planning and financing mechanisms, demonstrating climate-resilient water management measures and...