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Sep 7, 2010

CIMMYT and Govt of India Launch "2nd Green Revolution" Based at New Borlaug Institute of South Asia

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With Climate Change and Growing Populations South Asia Will Need to Grow More Food Than Ever Under Increasingly Difficult Conditions

The goal of the new research center, to be called The Borlaug Institute of South Asia, is to avert the situation by growing more food, on less land, under more difficult conditions than ever before. In short, the goal of the Institute is a second “Green Revolution.”

For more see: "CIMMYT and the Government of India to launch a second “Green Revolution” in South Asia." News Release, CIMMYT, Mexico City, 7 September 2010.

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