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27 Jan

Workshop on Scaling up Resilience Project Interventions through KVKs and State Line Departments

A workshop on the upscaling of interventions from the RESILIENCE project was held on January 24th at ICAR-NRRI Cuttack. Project partners from OUAT, NRRI, MSSRF, IWMI, as well as officials from Seven Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) and District Agriculture officers participated. Dr. A. K. Nayak, Director of NRRI, facilitated the workshop. He suggested to identifying technologies, assessing their suitability, determining their cost-benefit ratio, identifying technological barriers and solutions, and possibility of getting support from the state government before deciding the upscaling.

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16 Jan

Norwegian Embassy Team Assesses Progress of Resilience Project in Assam

The Norwegian Embassy's delegates, Ms. Marit Strand, Ms. Beate Langset and Mr. Suresh MathevanAdvisor (Environment, Energy & Climate) visited Assam on November 2-4, 2022 to observe the progress of the RESILIENCE project. They met with the Vice-Chancellor and Director of Research at Assam Agriculture University in Jorhat and visited project sites in Golaghat and Sivasagar districts. During their visit, they observed a plant clinic session in Gomariguri village and interacted with farmers to learn about the benefits they have received from the project.

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16 Jan

Demonstration of Climate Smart Agriculture technologies in the Zonal Level Agriculture Exhibition

The Kishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Ganjam, Odisha, the Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT), and the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) jointly displayed an exhibition stall at a zonal-level agriculture exhibition organized by the Department of Agriculture in Ganjam, Odisha. The stall demonstrated various Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) technologies that were experimented under the Resilience project funded by the Norwegian Embassy.

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14 Jan

His Excellency, the Ambassador of Norway visited the Resilience project site in Cuttack, Odisha

His Excellency Ambassador of Norway to India, Royal Norwegian Embassy Mr. Hans Jacob Frydenlund visited to the Resilience project site in Cuttack, Odisha during 27th and 28th November 2022 with his team Ms. Marit Marie Strand, Counsellor – Head of Cooperation Climate, Energy, Health, Higher Education and Mr. Johan Thomas Bjerkem, Second Secretary. They arrived at ICAR-NRRI on 27th November. Dr. A.K.Nayak, NRRI welcomed. The RESILIENCE project partners.

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This project is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway/ the Norwegian Embassy, New Delhi