New project on training programs for FPCs

CIKS has been granted a project for providing a series of training programmes for Farmer Producer Collectives and building their capacities during the year January – December 2018. The project is being funded by FWWB, Ahmedabad. The project consists of three different components, namely, Trainers’ Training Programmes (TTP) in which a group of trainers will…


CSR Summit at Delhi

On 18th and 19th September, a National level CSR Summit was organised in New Delhi which provided a platform for meetings between various corporates involved in CSR programs and the representatives of NGOs. The meeting was attended by Mr AV Balasubramanian of CIKS.

Our work on conservation of traditional rice varieties is recognized

Our work on conservation of traditional rice varieties was covered by Thomas Reuter’s foundation, in its article titled Battling century’s worst drought, India’s farmers revive traditional grains. The excerpt mentioning CIKS: The Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems (CIKS), for example, has revived dozens of traditional rice varieties that are resistant to pests and disease, capable…