Manifesto for millets

Manifesto for millets

We are glad that all political parties are addressing the issue of Food & Agriculture as important concern of their party. While doing so we would like them to look at the whole issue of millets which is going to be critical for the country for the coming decades...
SPROUTING GRAINS FOR STRONGER BONES: THE POWER OF FINGER MILLET

SPROUTING GRAINS FOR STRONGER BONES: THE POWER OF FINGER MILLET

Sep 8 2018 ICRISAT Calcium is key for growth and we need plenty of it in our daily food from a very young age. Yet, about half the global population, mostly in Asia and Africa, lack calcium in their diet and are prone to many related ailments ranging from...
We are what we eat

We are what we eat

Changing the food system “The key to better nutrition, and ultimately to ensuring each person’s right to food, lies in better food systems.”  Ban Ki Moon, former UN Secretary General Our current food system is producing more food than ever, but that doesn’t mean...
MILLETS AND SORGHUM: FORGOTTEN FOODS FOR THE FUTURE

MILLETS AND SORGHUM: FORGOTTEN FOODS FOR THE FUTURE

April 5 2018 foodtank Millets and sorghum are grains that are nutrient-rich, drought-tolerant crops and can support communities around the world. The International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) estimates that more than 90 million...
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