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HONORED IN INDIA – Dr. William D. Dar, former agriculture secretary, was honored by the International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) by naming a new building after him. Known as the William D. Dar Agribusiness Centre, the facility houses ICRISAT’s agribusiness and innovation platform. Dr. Dar (3rd from left) poses in front of the marker of the building named after him. Joining him from left are ICRISAT governing board chairman Dr Chandra Madramootoo, Mrs. Beatriz Dar, and David Bergvinson, director general. Dr. Dar was ICRISAT director general from 2000 to 2014.

Agribiz centre named after William Dar

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), in Patancheru, India, honored former agriculture Secretary William D. Dar, who served as its Director…

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PH to export chicken, other products to South Korea

By MB Online The Philippine market will soon export dressed chicken and other agricultural products to South Korea. Agriculture secretary Manny Piñol in a Facebook…

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The upright-growing Trichoglottis species

By Jim Cootes and Ronny Boos When one thinks of a Trichoglottis species, one usually thinks of species like Trichoglottis celebica (syn. Trichoglottis calochila), Trichoglottis…