Non-FAO resources

Grain legumes are important as it is a source of income and nutrition to billions of smallholder farmers and consumers around the world, especially in developing countries. The main objective of this report is to examine the global and regional trends in area under cultivation, production, yield, trade, price and [...]
Organization: ICRISAT
The study presents the success story of the adoption and diffusion of improved chickpea short duration varieties in southern India. New chickpea varieties adapted to warmer, short-season environments have brought increasing prosperity to southern India and is offering hope for farmers elsewhere in the semi-arid tropics. The direct welfare benefits [...]
Region: Asia
Country: India
Organization: ICRISAT