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Odisha Government and IRRI to promote climate-resilient rice varieties to reduce losses from natural calamities

posted Oct 12, 2015, 1:28 AM by
To help mitigate the impact of climate change, representatives of the state government and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) signed a memorandum of understanding to promote high-yielding, stress-tolerant, and climate-resilient rice varieties in the rainfed areas of Odisha. The partnership will also focus on developing modern and appropriate management practices for both rainfed and irrigated systems.