Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) Sponsored Short Course on Reshaping Agriculture and Nutrition Linkages for Food and Nutrition Security is being organized at ICAR - Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture (ICAR - CRIDA), Hyderabad during 17-26, November 2016.

Indian National Agricultural Research System (NARS), including various ICAR Institute of State Agricultural Universities, has been making concerted efforts over the past several decades for developing improved genotypes in different crops with enhance tolerance to various abiotic stresses to cope with weather aberrations.

Andhra Pradesh is the key producer of groundnut and pigeon pea within India. Owing to its diversity in agro ecological situations, location specific requirements and land use, the crop water balance varies, affecting the crop production in rainfed districts.