Certificate course on Soil Management for Climate Smart Agriculture
The project entitled "Centre for Advanced Agricultural Science and Technology (CAAST) on Climate Smart Agriculture and Wa ter Management (CSAWM)" is functional since 2018 at the Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth (Agricultural University), Rahuri, Maharashtra under the World Bank sponsored, National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi, Government of India. One of the major objectives of CAAST-CSAWM project is to develop the capacity amongst the faculties and students of MPKV, Rahuri and others for the development and adoption of the precision and climate smart agriculture and water management technologies as well as to conduct on the- job training programmes and case study- based learning to enhance the employment and placement rates along with self- employment , business and entrepreneurship opportunities.
- To know the status and challenges of soils under climate change to select appropriate climate smart soil management options for enhancing the agriculture production system.
- To effectively implement climate smart soil management practices and develop technical expertise for broader adoption of these measures.