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Cover for Corporate social responsibility in India: philosophy, policy and practice.

This chapter presents an overview of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and philanthropic funding in India, and looks at the evolution of CSR governance and policies. It examines how Indian companies are doing on the CSR front, how the government is supplementing CSR efforts, as well as how...

Author(s)
Raju, K. V.; Wani, S. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Learnings and a way forward.

ICRISAT has been working with corporations since 2002 and subsequently a number of corporations and public-sector companies in India have come forward to help take science to the doorstep of the farmers through science-led development. This chapter summarizes a number of lessons from this corporate ...

Author(s)
Wani, S. P.; Raju, K. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Saving seeds: the economics of conserving crop genetic resources <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">ex situ</i> in the future harvest centres of the CGIAR.

This book provides details of the economic studies, led by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), in collaboration with the 5 Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) centres, namely CIAT (based in Colombia), CIMMYT (Mexico), ICARDA (Syria), ICRISAT...

Author(s)
Koo, B. W.; Pardey, P. G.; Wright, B. D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998596)
Type
Book
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Cover for Impacts of genetic improvement in sorghum.

This chapter discusses the impacts of sorghum genetic enhancement research on sorghum yield, cost of production and genetic diversity, featuring the catalytic role of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics in a research environment characterized by strong national...

Author(s)
Deb, U. K.; Bantilan, M. C. S.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995496)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impacts of genetic enhancement in pearl millet.

This chapter documents the benefits from pearl millet genetic enhancement research conducted by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) in partnership with national agricultural research systems (NARS). ICRISAT-NARS research efforts and the resultant impacts...

Author(s)
Bantilan, M. C. S.; Deb, U. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995496)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impacts of genetic improvement in groundnut.

This chapter describes the impact of groundnut genetic enhancement research conducted by ICRISAT in partnership with the national agricultural research systems in Asia and Africa on variety release, yield gain, and reduction in production cost.

Author(s)
Bantilan, M. C. S.; Deb, U. K.; Nigam, S. N.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995496)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Indian Vertisols: ICRISAT's research impact - past, present and future.

This chapter outlines the history of the research initiated by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics which aimed at increasing the production from Vertisols. This research quickly focused on the need for an approach that recognized the development at the watershed...

Author(s)
Myers, R. J. K.; Pathak, P.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994505)
Type
Book chapter

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