From discovery to delivery – the 45-year journey to improve nutrition
ICRISAT Annual Report 2017 focuses on R&D for nutrition across the agriculture value chain
A picture, they say, is worth a 1000 words. When Ms Elizabeth Kanyote and her adorable 17-month-old daughter beam at you from rural Kenya, it is worth, in fact, 45 years. That picture stands for millions of smallholder farm families across Africa and Asia who have the chance of a better life thanks to 45 years of research.
‘Delivering nutrition to the drylands’ is a bird’s-eye view of ICRISAT’s work on every aspect of research and development along the agricultural value chain. The report combines data and descriptive short notes, touching on the various aspects of how it impacted nutrition, lives and livelihoods over the decade