International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics

Founding Year: 1972

Staff: 1247


Jacqueline d’Arros Hughes (Director General)

ICRISAT focuses on dryland agriculture research for development, working through diverse partnerships across Asia and Africa, to conduct upstream science and to translate upstream science to applied research. Their aim is to reduce poverty, hunger, malnutrition and environmental degradation in the drylands by creating scientific, evidence-based robust solutions to dryland agriculture and food systems.

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International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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