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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31 Oct

CLIMATE RESILIENCE Initiatives in Assam and Odisha



CLIMATE RESILIENCE Initiatives in Assam and Odisha by Many Organizations,

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16 Sep




A Documentary on Implementation of Climate Smart Agriculture: Journey to RESILIENCE

A case study of Odisha documented by ICAR-NATIONAL RICE RESEARCH INSTITUTE, Cuttack


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05 Sep

Resilience Project - Oucomes so far

Over the last 4 years, the Resilience project teams have tested and implemented climate smart precision farming systems with the support of digital tools/Apps in Assam and Odisha project areas. Farmer led ‘on-farm demonstrations’ were carried out in representative agroecological zones to develop scalable transformative solutions. The key outcomes and impacts of the project so far include: 

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07 Jul

Creating more Plant doctors: Upscaling the Plant Clinic initiative under the Resilience Project to build farmer’s capacity

With support from the Royal Norwegian Embassy, the Climate Resilience project is being implemented in Assam and Odisha states since October 2018. By increasing resilience and bolstering the production and value chains for the agri-product markets, the project intends to increase the agricultural productivity, adaptive capacity, and livelihoods of smallholders to climate and economic changes.

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25 Apr

FOLU team visited to RESILIENCE project site at Cuttack, Odisha

The Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU) and RESILIENCE projects team members continued the interactions on 19th April 2022 at the Cuttack field site. The team interacted with the men and women farmers, scientists of the National Rice Research Institute (NRRI) and developmental researchers of the M.S.Swaminathan Research Foundation at Badakusunpur and Abhayapur villages in Cuttack district.

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21 Apr

Learning Exchanges – FOLU and RESILIENCE team at Ganjam District in Odisha

The Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU) and RESILIENCE projects team members had an interaction to exchange their learning experiences in building the sustainable food systems on 18th April 2022. The team interacted with the men and women farmers, scientists of KVKs of Ganjam-1 and 2, researchers of OUAT and developmental professionals of M.S.Swaminathan Research Foundation at Chikrada and Chandapur villages in Ganjam district.

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