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Folks That Made An Impact On India’s Agriculture History

Folks That Made An Impact On India’s Agriculture History

India has always been the land of rivers and lakes with land that is fertile. Agriculture in history can be traced back to the Indus Valley Civilization according to archaeology. Rice and cotton were extensively cultivated in the Indus valley. Vedic hymns are the sign of first agricultural activity in […]

 
The Issues And Priorities For Agriculture In India

The Issues And Priorities For Agriculture In India

If you are interested in agriculture, then you will also be interested in India. A huge percentage of the population in India live in rural areas and nearly three-quarters of India’s families depend on income from the land. It is a huge global hub of food production. India is the […]

 
Top Universities To Study Agriculture In India

Top Universities To Study Agriculture In India

As world populations continue to grow unabated, poverty and overcrowded conditions are the order of the day. Agriculture is becoming one of the most sought after career choices as people look to feed these multitudes who are mostly unemployed. Agriculture in the face of these growing populations, is a worthwhile […]

 
How Agriculture Changed India

How Agriculture Changed India

India is a country in South Asia. She is the second most populated country in the world with over 1.2 billion people. From different points of view, India is a global power, has a unimaginable agricultural industry and is one of the biggest countries in automobile production. That is not […]

 
Considering a Career Within Agriculture or Farming? Great Britain Offers Many Choices

Considering a Career Within Agriculture or Farming? Great Britain Offers Many Choices

Would you be interested in a career where you get to spend a lot of time outdoors, close to nature and with a lot of physical activity? If yes, farming might be for you. There are numerous fields within the profession of agriculture and farming that you can pick from. […]

 
IKP Centre for Advancement in Agricultural Practices (ICAAP)

IKP Centre for Advancement in Agricultural Practices (ICAAP)

IKP Centre for Advancement in Agricultural Practices (ICAAP) is a subsidiary of IKP Trust, an organization that was established in 2006 through a generous grant from the ICICI Bank. The mission and intention of IKP trust was to use their funding and resources to enable and promote the use and […]

 
ICAAP’s Agricultural Practice Portal

ICAAP’s Agricultural Practice Portal

ICAAP, in partnership with The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and the e-Extension Centre of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), recently launched the Advancing Agricultural Practice portal. The portal is a resource that was designed with academics in mind. The portal provides resources and meets the information needs of […]

 
Extension Development in the Thanjavur District

Extension Development in the Thanjavur District

Thanjavur District is located in southeastern India and is known as the “rice bowl” of the state of Tamil Nadu. There are over 2 million people who live in the district, however only 35% of this population is urbanized. This statistic is due to the fact that the Thanjuvar District […]

 
ICAAP’s Knowledge Sharing

ICAAP’s Knowledge Sharing

ICAAP is developing a knowledge centre with the help of some key stakeholders. This knowledge centre is a database of agronomic content that offers farmers information and access to content and mechanisms that farmers are using and that have been successful. This knowledge differs from the portal as it will […]

 
Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Sivaram Bandhakavi is the President and CEO of IKP Trust and also sits on the Board of Directors for ICAAP. Sivaram has 15 years of previous experience in management, consulting and program design. Sivaram has worked in both the public and private sector and both nationally and internationally. Prior to […]