AIP in News
University launches e-learning project
The Telegraph, November 05, 2012
The Assam Agricultural University will launch e-learning in classrooms with a five day training programme for teachers from today. Resource persons from Sathguru Management Consultants, Hyderabad and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell university, US, will impart training to the teachers in different phases.
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USAID | India
Twenty-five year-old Neha Gogia, a plant biotechnology student from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology (SVPUA&T) in India, wanted to learn first-hand about the challenges
Indian farmers face and see innovative solutions and technologies in practice.
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BHU library to create network of national agricultural libraries
Times of India, September 14, 2012
The Central Library of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) would develop an Indian version of The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library (Teeal) with the help from Cornell University, to create a nationwide network of agricultural libraries for easy access to resources among scholars.
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Banaras Hindu University starts online learning for teachers
Times of India
, September 8, 2012
The Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University has started online learning and training (OLAT) for faculty members of the institute. According to convener of e-learning training, Prof Ramesh Kumar Singh, “the training is organized under Agriculture Innovation Partnership Programme (USAID) to enable students in assessing the course contents in different formats like PDF, audio and video presentation.
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Agri edu to get US boost
The New Indian Express, August 20, 2012
US President Barack Obama’s Feed the Future initiative is going to positively impact the future of agricultural education in India. Under this programme, the Agricultural Innovation Partnership (AIP) project has been launched in India with the support of the United States Agency for International Development.

Innovating agriculture
The Pioneer, August 1, 2012
With innovative strategies and technological advancements, the agriculture industry in India is also going through a makeover. Though the growth chart has been slow there is a lot happening on that front.Since the evolution of mankind, agriculture has been the main source of occupation.
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‘BHU one of world’s great edu centres’
Times of India, July 28, 2012
“I was a teacher before becoming a diplomat, so education is close to my heart. Now, I am in one of the world’s great education centers. Your university’s historic reputation as the ‘Capital of Knowledge’ is well-known. One of the reasons why I am here today is precisely because of education,�? said US ambassador to India, Nancy J Powell while addressing the students and staff of Banaras Hindu University ( BHU) during her visit to the campus on Thursday afternoon.
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India cultivates agriculture education
Tehelka, July 17, 2012
The Chasm in the field of agricultural education is set to get a much-needed fillip, thanks to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded project Agricultural Innovation Partnership (AIP), which is currently working on developing curricula with six Indian universities for courses pertaining to agriculture and farming to be offered across the country.
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US agency funding unique project to boost Indian agriculture
Daily News, July 16, 2012
How to increase farm productivity to feed a burgeoning populace, how to use the existing farming methods and practices optimally – these and other critical issues related to Indian agriculture will be taught to Indian students of agriculture in a unique partnership project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
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BHU Collaboration
Times of India
, April 4, 2012
The Institute of Agricultural Sciences (IAS), Banaras Hindu University (BHU), under its collaboration with Cornell University, USA, enrolled its students in International Agriculture and Rural Development (IARD) course.
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