Three-Day Training and Validation Workshop on Modules of Climate Smart Agriculture Technologies in South Asia at BRAC CDM, Gazipur, Bangladesh from 22 – 24 April 2024

The SAARC Agriculture Centre (SAC) in partnership with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) – South Asia and the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC) successfully completed a transformative three-day training workshop titled “Training and Validation Workshop on ...

Revolutionizing Winter Vegetable Cultivation: The Success of Intercropping Technology in Bangladesh

Intercropping or Companion cropping, a climate-smart agriculture technology, involves growing multiple crops simultaneously on the same plot. This method aims to optimize land use, increase crop productivity, conserve water and energy, improve soil health, reduce disease incidence, increase nutrient use efficiency, decrease greenhouse gas emissions, and enhance biodiversity ...

Transforming Agriculture in Bangladesh through Climate-Smart Bed Planting Technology

Consortium for Scaling-up Climate-Smart Agriculture in South Asia (C-SUCSeS) Project is making waves in the realm of food security and sustainable agriculture through cutting-edge technologies and practices. One standout technique gaining success in Bangladesh's drought-prone Barind region, nestled in Rajshahi, is bed planting. This transformative technology has proven to be a game-changer, addressing the unique challenges faced by farmers in climate change and setting a new standard for sustainable and eco-friendly farming practices ...

Unveiling the Synthesis of Climate-Smart Agriculture in South Asia at SAARC Chartered Event

In a momentous celebration of regional collaboration and sustainable agriculture, the book "Building Climate Resilience in South Asia: A Synthesis of Climate-Smart Agriculture Technologies and Practices" was officially launched at the grand South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Chartered Day event in 2023. The prestigious ceremony, held in Dhaka on the 10th of December 2023, witnessed the unveiling of this pioneering work by the Honorable Secretary of Agriculture of the Government of Bangladesh, Ms. Wahida Akter, and the Ambassador, Mr. Abdul Motaleb Sarker, Director General, SAARC and BIMSTEC ...

C-SUCSeS Project: Paving the Way for Climate-Smart Agriculture in South Asia

High-level delegates from SAARC member states, including Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka gathered to emphasize the importance of collective efforts in promoting climate-smart agriculture. The event served as a platform for key stakeholders to underscore the critical role of a united front in ensuring sustainable agriculture production vital for the food security of South Asia ...

SAARC delegates for advancing climate-smart agriculture in South Asia

The SAARC Agriculture Centre (SAC) and International Food and Policy Research (IFPRI) jointly organised the first project steering committee (PSC) meeting of the 'Consortium for Scaling-up Climate Smart Agriculture ...

Exposure Visit to Nepal towards Knowledge and Capacity Building of SAARC Member States on Climate Smart Agriculture (12 – 16 June 2023)

An exposure visit was organized by the ‘Consortium for Scaling-Up Climate Smart Agriculture in South Asia (C-SUCSeS)’ project of SAARC agriculture Centre (SAC) in Nepal from 12 - 16 June 2023. The exposure team consists of ...

Empowering SAARC Member Countries for Climate Smart Agriculture

This training program by IRRI and SAC serves as a platform to bring together policymakers, researchers, practitioners, and innovators from across South Asia to share knowledge, experiences, and best ...

‘Adopting sustainable measures for farming should be a global practice’

A four-day training programme for SAARC member countries on ‘Climate Smart Agriculture in South Asia: Technologies, Policies, and Digital Innovation’ organized by the Saarc Agriculture Centre (SAC) ...

South Asian organizations team up to tackle climate

Several regional and international organizations have launched a partnership to scale up climate-smart strategies and technologies for the agricultural development in South Asia, providing support for especially the ...