LIST OF ONGOING FOREIGN AIDED PROJECTS (As on 22.08.2020)

S. No.Title of ProjectPrincipal InvestigatorFunding AgencyDate/Year of StartDate/Year of Termination
1. Stage 2-Off-grid, clean energy cooling for affordable storage of perishables for BOP famers Stage 1-“Low-Carbon Footprint Cool Storage Structures to Empower Farmers: Improving Storage and enabling Processing of Perishable Produce” Dr. Sangeeta Chopra, Pr. Scientist Stage 2-PEER, US-National Academies of Sciences under USAID Stage1-Michigan State University, Global Center for Food Systems Innovation)(GCFSI) Stage 2-15.12.2018 Stage 1-18.03.2016 Stage 2- 15.12.2020 Stage 1-30.09.2017
2. Improving Water Management, Agricultural Food and Food Security in Drought Prone Areas Dr. Ravinder Kaur, Pr. Scientist United States-India Education Foundation (collaboration with Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute (DWFI), University of Nebraska, USA ) 09.02.2017 31.08.2020
3. Enhancing resource-use efficiency and farmer’s income through conservation agriculture technologies in pulses under different rainfed cropping systems Dr. Raj Singh, Principal Scientist, ICARDA South Asia & China Regional Program 01.01.2018 31.03.2022
4. Scaling breeding and agronomic management for increasing wheat productivity and adaptation to climate change causing rising temperature and water scarcity in South Asia Dr. Rajbir Yadav, Principal Scientist BeutscheGesellchaftfürInternationaleZusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany CIMMYT (Lead Centre) 18.04.2018 31.03.2021
5. Scaling breeding and agronomic management for increasing wheat productivity and adaptation to climate change causing rising temperature and water scarcity in South Asia Dr. S.V. Sai Prasad, Head BeutscheGesellchaftfürInternationaleZusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany CIMMYT (Lead Centre) 18.04.2018 31.03.2021
6. Application of next-generation breeding, genotyping digitalization approaches for improving the genetic gain in India staple crops Dr. A.K. Singh, Head (Project Coordinator); Dr. C. Bhardwaj, Pr. Scientist (Principal Investigator) ICAR-Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 13.03.2019 31.03.2023
7. Biology, epidemiology and management of rice false smut caused by Ustilaginoidavirens (Cke.) Tak Dr. Bishnu Maya Bashyal, Scientist ICAR-IRRI (International Rice Research Institute), Laugna 03.05.2019 31.03.2022
8. Fungal pathogen biodiversity documentation in the Indian Himalayan Region and NilgiriMoutains including research into the potential for biological control Impatiens glandulifera, Rebus ellipticus and Rubusniveus using Indian natural enemies Dr. DeebaKamil, Scientist CABI, UK 30.05.2019 31.03.2020
9. Biofortification of Lentil for Bihar Dr. H.K. Dikshit, Principal Scientist HarvestPlus-International Food Policy Research Institute, USA 10.07.2019 31.07.2023
10. Development of sustainable resources management systems in the water vulnerable areas of India-Development of regionally adopted salt-tolerant soybean Dr. S.K. Lal, Principal Scientist JIRCAS, Japan 09.07.2019 29.02.2020
11. Deployment of high yielding stress tolerant and top industrial quality durum wheat elites to targeted growing regions of India Dr. S.V. Sai Prasad, Head ICARDA South Asia & China Regional Program 25.10.2019 31.03.2022