Duration: 06/Dec/2016 - 31/Mar/2019
Project contact: Dr Anthony Whitbread (A.Whitbread@cgiar.org)
Donor: CGIAR,International Water Management Institute (IWMI)-Sri Lanka
CGIAR Research Program: Dryland Systems
ICRISAT will focus on redesign of farming systems, including new crop types and improved varieties, and will design and oversee pilot trials. ICRISAT has been working closely with the Department of Agricultural Research (DAR) on development of improved varieties of these crops which are well adapted to the CDZ.