Four Nepalese seed companies are showing signs of significant growth, with seed sales increasing nearly 60 percent since 2014.
A delegation of USAID representatives recently visited southern Bangladesh to learn about sustainable agriculture activities in the area and emerging challenges to wheat production.
Most current food security projections show that staple crop production must double by 2050 to keep up with global need, which will continue to expand.
Small-scale mechanization is becoming more important on farms in Nepal as young people, particularly men, migrate away from rural areas in large numbers.
USAID’s Deputy Administrator visited Bangladesh to learn how CIMMYT engages with partners to help smallholder farmers uptake sustainable agriculture practices.
For the first time, researchers have mapped rivers and freshwater canals in southern Bangladesh using geospatial tools.
Recent media reports show that the 19 million inhabitants of New Delhi are under siege from a noxious haze.
CSISA’s Earthquake Recovery Support Program has helped more than 40,000 farmers in earthquake-hit areas of Nepal for over a year.
CIMMYT has launched the beta version of a geo-informatics technology that will help scientists forecast crop yields and identify other benefits to farmers.
CIMMYT and partners are supporting the expansion of registered hybrid maize and to help increase the crop’s productivity throughout the country.
Farmers in Nepal are benefiting from the work done by the Cereal Systems Initiative of South Asia (CSISA).
Filming “Save more, grow more, earn more” EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) – A collaborative video project aimed at raising farmers’ awareness of small-scale agricultural machinery, water, time, and labor sa …
Conservation agriculture practices are climate-smart, helping farmers adapt to climate change while minimizing greenhouse gas emissions, researchers say.
CIMMYT Director General Martin Kropff presented the organization’s draft strategy with its unifying vision at the staff session in the organization’s Delhi office.
USAID-Nepal has provided US$1 million to the CIMMYT-led Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia in Nepal (CSISA-NP) for earthquake relief and recovery.
Increasing drought and low rainfall are leading many rice farmers in India’s plateau region of Odisha to start cultivating a crop that requires less water, has lower input costs and earns farmers grea …
Major impacts of the Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia program include success in increasing access to and affordability of modern farming technologies for smallholder farmers across India, acc …
CIMMYT will celebrate its 50th anniversary during a three-day event from September 27 to 29, 2016, at headquarters in El Batán, near México City.
Shahidul Haque Khan To introduce modern agricultural machines to farmers of Jhenaidah, Bangladesh, a farmers’ field day (FFD) was held on 17 November 2015 at the M.K. High School, Kulfadanga, Maharajp …
Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia enters Phase III: focus on scalability and strategic partnershipsNovember 13, 2015
In eastern India, CSISA increased adoption of early sowing of wheat and zero tillage by demonstrating the benefits in farmers’ fields. Photo: Vinaynath Reddy. Growth rates of staple crop yields in Sou …