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

A Global Challenges Research Fund project
 

The six Flagship Projects

The TIGR2ESS programme is build around six Flagship Projects. 

  • FP1: Defining a Second Green Revolution for India;
  • FP2 Crop Sciences: Water use and Photosynthesis;
    • FP2a: Improving Water Use and Yield Stability in Millet and Sorghum;
    • FP2b Crop Sciences: Enhancing Photosynthesis;
  • FP3: Heat and Drought Resilience in Wheat;
  • FP 4: Water use and Management in a Changing Monsoon Climate;
  • FP5: Supply Chains: modelling water use for sustainable livelihoods;
  • FP6 Impacting Wellbeing in Rural and Urban Communities: Education, Empowerment and Entrepreneurship leading to improved Human Nutrition;
    • FP6a Food, Nutrition and Education;
    • FP6b Education, Employment, Empowerment and Entrepreneurship (4E).

Outreach and Engagement

Across all six Flagship Projects, the TIGR2ESS collaborators will also organise an extensive programme of training workshops and educational outreach activities in India, including regional rural surveys, gender empowering activities, extension workshops, on-farm demonstrations and mobile teaching kitchens.

Workshop in India, photo credit Toby Smith/TIGR2ESS

Flagship Project 1

Overview of Flagship Project 1

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Millet plants, photo credit to Toby Smith/TIGR2ESS

Flagship Project 2

Overview of Flagship Project 2

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Read more at: Flagship Project 3

Flagship Project 3

Overview of Flagship Project 3

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Warangal Tank. Photo credit Toby Smith/TIGR2ESS

Flagship Project 4

Overview of Flagship Project 4

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Workshop at IfM

Flagship Project 5

Overview of Flagship Project 5

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Read more at: Flagship Project 6

Flagship Project 6

Overview of Flagship Project 6

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