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Projects and case studies

The following covers some of the projects that are taking place under the NISD. 

Unlocking Grass pea

Removing the toxins in grass pea to unlock a new drought-tolerant crop

Sustainable potato varieties

Unlocking varieties to reduce environmental impact and improve food security

Diverse forecasting directing crop science

developing crops for the needs of future generations

Improved vegetable crops in Nepal

Sustainable seed systems that farmers can trust


Low-cost real time monitoring of seed spoilage in complex supply systems

Legume crops for the future

Nutritionally-secure and environmentally-sustainable protein

Equitable Knowledge Ecosystem

Developing systems for facilitating knowledge production and sharing among diverse stakeholders


Creating integrated communities of researchers towards sustainable development goals