Pathways to Progress in the Semi-Arid Tropics: ICRISAT's Strategic Plan for the Nineties

ICRISAT, - (1991) Pathways to Progress in the Semi-Arid Tropics: ICRISAT's Strategic Plan for the Nineties. Documentation. International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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At the request and with the approval of ICRISAT's Governing Board. this illustrated plan has been compiled by a task force which, over a period of 21/2 years, interacted for drafting purposes with internal working groups, a reactor panel, panel staff of the 1990 External Program and Management Review. and representatives of national agricultural research systems in the semi-arid tropics. The book therefore comprises the Institute's strategy for its operations in the 1990s in the context of priorities based on experience acquired from 18 years of research in wide-ranging locations in the semi-arid tropics. It assesses the nature and essential elements of the challenge facing the Institute, anticipates the external environment in 2000. describes the target groups and partners, the guiding values and internal environment in which ICRISAT's work is done, and the regions where the Institute operates. Major sections describe emphases in crops, environmental, and assessment research, and in human resource development and technology exchange. The document ends with an assessment of the operational pathways by which the Institute's mission can be achieved, in collaboration with national programs and with support from the donor community

Item Type: Monograph (Documentation)
Subjects: Others > Agriculture-Farming, Production, Technology, Economics
Depositing User: Mr Sanat Kumar Behera
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2013 09:36
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2013 09:36
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