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dc.contributorSarker, Ashutoshen_US
dc.contributorLouhaichi, Mouniren_US
dc.creatorHassan, Sawsanen_US
dc.identifier.citationSawsan Hassan, Ashutosh Sarker, Mounir Louhaichi. (6/6/2018). Field day report: Village Dhobia, Datia (MP), Jhansi India.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe farmer’s day at Jhansi District, India was organized on Friday, 21 November 2017. Attending the farmers’ day were Drs. Sunil Kumar, A. K. Misra, Shahid Ahmed, Palsaniya and Vikas Kumar representatives of ICAR (Indian Grassland & Fodder Research Institute, Jhansi), Drs. Ashutosh Sarker and Sawsan Hassan (ICARDA representatives), and 69 farmers. Of the farmers present, more than 50% were female farmers. Dr. Sunil Kumar, Head, Crop Production Division (ICAR - Indian Grassland & Fodder Research Institute “IGFRI”, Jhansi) highlighted the importance of cactus as green fodder for animal feed and as an ideal alternative to control water erosion. Mr. Dasarath, the pilot farmer who initiated the cactus plantation three years ago mentioned the importance of research institutes like IGFRI and ICARDA in providing new technologies then he gave participants on the farmers’ day a tour of his cactus plantation, where they could witness the growth and adaptability of cactus at first hand. Drs. Ashutosh Sarker and Sawsan Hassan explained ICARDA’s mission to target poor farmers in the dry areas in order to improve their livelihoods with objective to give full support to farmers. The farmers showed interest in planting cactus, and they thanked ICARDA and IGFRI for their efforts to introduce new technologies that will help them enhance their livelihoods.en_US
dc.subjectspineless cactus productionen_US
dc.subjectcactus adoptionen_US
dc.titleField day report: Village Dhobia, Datia (MP), Jhansi Indiaen_US
cg.creator.idHassan, Sawsan: 0000-0002-5057-8957en_US
cg.creator.idSarker, Ashutosh: 0000-0002-9074-4876en_US
cg.creator.idLouhaichi, Mounir: 0000-0002-4543-7631en_US
cg.contributor.centerInternational Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas - ICARDAen_US
cg.contributor.centerIndian Council of Agricultural Research, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute - ICAR-IGFRIen_US
cg.contributor.crpCGIAR Research Program on Livestock Agri-Food Systems - Livestocken_US
cg.contributor.funderIndian Council of Agricultural Research - ICARen_US
cg.contributor.projectIndia Collaborative Program: Restricted funding for breeding for resistance to abiotic stresses in pulses & for 2017/2018 - 2017/2020 - 2020/2021en_US
cg.contributor.project-lead-instituteInternational Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas - ICARDAen_US
cg.coverage.regionSouthern Asiaen_US
dc.identifier.statusOpen accessen_US
mel.sub-typeCourse Program / Agendaen_US
mel.sub-typeList of Participantsen_US

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