Project Details

Pyawt Ywar Pump Irrigation Project

Duration: 06/Dec/2016 - 31/Mar/2019

Locations: Asia

Project contact: Dr Anthony Whitbread (

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.

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