Posts Tagged ‘Bangladesh’
The first blast resistant wheat variety has been released in Bangladesh.
A two-day regional policy dialogue on scaling conservation agriculture for sustainable intensification in South Asia was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from September 8-9, 2017.
In agrarian countries like Bangladesh, agriculture can serve as a powerful driving force to raise family incomes and the nation’s entire economy.
Nine South Asia wheat researchers recently visited the Americas for training on measures to control a deadly and mysterious wheat blast disease.
Scientists from across South and Southeast Asia launched a new agenda earlier this week to boost community involvement in developing climate information and extension messaging services across the reg …
DHAKA (CIMMYT) – Successful farm management requires reliable climate prediction technology to ensure crops flourish and make it to harvest. High-quality data, maps, risk and vulnerability analyses no …
Leaders from across South and South East Asia will gather next week to exchange ideas and strategies on how to support agricultural climate services in the region.
As Bangladesh faces an extensive drought for the second year in a row, partnerships are working to strengthen drought monitoring programs to help farmers.
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.
40 wheat pathologists, breeders and agronomists gathered to combat wheat blast at the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) at Gazipur, Bangladesh.
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.
CIMMYT has been selected by the European Space Agency to have access to the pilot version of the Sen2-Agri processing system and receive training on its use.
For the first time, Bhutan and Bangladesh are collaborating on evaluating Bangladeshi wheat lines for resistance to yellow and leaf rusts.
International scientists are on high alert as they develop tactics to fight wheat blast in Bangladesh, which is affecting a large portion of the country’s wheat growing area.
CIMMYT Director General travels to Bangladesh to tackle wheat blast and other activities key to maintaining food security in the country.
Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat is a new project that aims to mitigate climate change threats to wheat and develop disease-resistant and heat-tolerant varieties, writes Cornell’s Ronnie Coffman.
Agricultural intensification is both a need and an opportunity for countries in sub-Sahara Africa. For intensification to occur sustainably — with minimum negative environmental and social consequenc …
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 …