Posts Tagged ‘India’
Women farmers, researchers, and local agencies fight to unlock the potential of maize in eastern IndiaMarch 7, 2018
A women dries maize grain after shelling. Photo: CIMMYT/ Wasim Iftikar Unforeseen market effects, particularly rising land values and falling maize prices, have blocked the headway of women’s groups i …
A new publication details current gender gaps in rural mechanization in Bangladesh, and outlines plans to overcome these challenges.
Since 2015, CSISA has been working to generate evidence on best management practices for improving cropping system productivity in the Eastern Indo-Gangetic Plains.
Advanced course on conservation agriculture: Gateway for sustainable intensification of smallholder systemsDecember 18, 2017
On October 23, the eighth edition of the “Advanced Course on Conservation Agriculture (CA)” commenced in Ludhiana and Karnal, India.
NEW DELHI – Crop residue burning in northwest India contributes to nearly a quarter of Delhi’s air pollution in the winter months, creating a crisis situation and public health emergency every year in …
Farmers in India are benefitting from technological innovations that can help prevent damaging smog levels in the capital Delhi and other areas.
India needs to tackle greenhouse gas emissions from its rice and livestock sectors according to a study by CIMMYT and partners.
In the 1960s, India became the center of the Green Revolution. Today, India needs a new Green Revolution.
CIMMYT will hold its 8th annual conservation agriculture advanced course in Asia from October 23 to November 6, 2017 at the Borlaug Institute for South Asia in India.
A new study identifies the key ways to keep up with India’s rising food demand while minimizing greenhouse gas emissions.
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 …
India is one of the world’s largest contributors to global warming, but simple changes in farm management can drastically cut emissions while meeting food demand.
A new project is bringing sustainable technologies and practices to one-thousand villages in Maharashtra, India.
In northwestern India, growing maize is being advocated as an alternative to rice to address resource degradation challenges such as declining water tables and climate change induced variability in ra …
Balwinder Singh uses crop simulation models to help smallholder farmers in South Asia prepare for future climates and unexpected challenges.
In celebration of International Women’s Day, 150 women from villages across Haryana and Bihar, India joined to celebrate the adoption of climate-smart agriculture in their communities.
A scientist who has advanced the development of nutrient-rich wheat varieties with higher yield potential, disease resistance and improved traits wins Young Scientist Award for Agriculture.
A recap of climate smart agriculture in Bihar, India through 2016.
New Publications: Rise of micro-satellites offers cost-effective way to collect data on smallholder farmsDecember 7, 2016
Micro-satellites are emerging as an effective low-cost option to collecting data like sow date and yields on small farms across the developing world.