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TIGR2ESS: Transforming India's Green Revolution by Research and Empowerment for Sustainable food Supplies

A Global Challenges Research Fund project
Workshop in India

Outreach and Knowledge exchange

At the core of the TIGR2ESS award, there is a budget to fund a programme of workshops and symposia for training, education and outreach. This will be a series of capacity strengthening workshops in India. Proposed workshop topics include Environmental Physiology, Bioinformatics, Soft skills for Early Career Scientists, Agronomy workshops for (female) farmers and Entrepreneurial skills workshops for smallholders. Flagship Project 6 includes the rural adaptaion of the Mobile Teaching Kitchen, based on the NNEdPro model.

There also is a separate programme of Policy workshops by CSaP and on-farm demonstrations (based on the NIAB Innovation Farm model) as well as a summative symposium in the UK.

Activities include:

  • Training workshops
  • On-farm demonstrations
  • Community educational programmes
  • Mobile Teaching Kitchens
  • Symposia in the UK