Building Climate-Smart Villages
Source: Hindustan, Gorakhpur
Date: 23 August 2018
Brief: Highlights of a joint effort by ICRISAT, GEAG and the Department of Agriculture to build climate-smart villages. Pilot climate-smart scientific interventions and innovations have been initiated to assist farmers in the Campierganj Block of Gorakhpur district. The thrust area is reducing inputs costs and dependency on external inputs while enhancing the net gains, reducing hunger, poverty and environmental degradation within the overall framework of climate-smart development.