South Asia Workshop

The AgMIP South Asia Workshop was held at the ICRISAT Headquarters, Andhra Pradesh, India from February 20-24, 2012. Representatives from around the world attended to build and intercompare simulations of South Asian crops and markets.

The AgMIP South Asia Workshop focused on AgMIP research and coordination in South Asia to:

  • Raise awareness of AgMIP objectives, activities, and outcomes.

  • Build a transdisciplinary community of agricultural scientists including expertise in agronomy, climate, agricultural economics, and information technologies.

  • Demonstrate and build capacity for the research activities described in the AgMIP Protocols at pilot locations using multiple models.

  • Determine key climate change­‐related questions for agriculture in South Asia.

  • Advance AgMIP research opportunities in the region.