Presentation on theme: "Conference Presentation: Partnership for Innovation and Knowledge in Agriculture (PIKA) Sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development Delhi."— Presentation transcript:
Conference Presentation: Partnership for Innovation and Knowledge in Agriculture (PIKA) Sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development Delhi January 25, 2011
PIKA Project Report University of Wisconsin- Madison
The Khorana Program Objectives 1.Provide Indian and U.S. students with a transformative international experience 2.Contribute to Indian rural development 3.Increase interaction between the Indian and US scientific communities in academia and the private sector
PIKA PIKA Partnership for Innovation and Knowledge in Agriculture INCREASING PRODUCTIVITY AND VALUE CHAIN LINKS FOR HIGH VALUE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
PIKA OBJECTIVES to raise yields of milk and vegetables; to increase human resource capacity by training farm-level advisors, laboratory technicians, outreach personnel, and management; to strengthen farmers links to output markets and input suppliers.
PIKA PARTNERS U.S. Agency for International Development Mahindra and Mahindra Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust Tasty Bite International Agricultural Consultancy Management Foundation
Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust Training trainers who work with women’s self help groups in Uttar Pradesh