Preamble

Realising the importance of Conservation Agriculture (CA) and its scope in South Asia (SA), a high-level policy dialogue on Scaling Conservation Agriculture for Sustainable Intensification (CASI) was jointly organised by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and the Trust for Advancement of Agricultural Sciences (TAAS) on 8 and 9 September 2017 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The CIMMYT and the SRFSI project of the Australian supported Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio (SDIP) in SA facilitated its organization. In all, 64 participants, including high-level policy planners, senior NARS leaders, research leaders and senior scientists of the CGIAR centres, research institutions, development officials, private sector representatives, NGOs, donors and some progressive farmers, from 5 out of 8 countries from the SA contributed in drawing conclusions and recommendations from this Policy Dialogue.   CASI-Policy Brief (21 downloads)