Posts Tagged ‘India’
New Publications: Rise of micro-satellites offers cost-effective way to collect data on smallholder farms
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.
Recent media reports show that the 19 million inhabitants of New Delhi are under siege from a noxious haze.
Conserving and using agricultural biodiversity to create better crops can help meet several sustainable development goals and stave off further species extinctions.
Researchers improve global collaboration on harnessing genes in breeding that can help the crop withstand the effects of climate change.
The International Agrobiodiversity Congress provides a platform for farmers, scientists, policymakers and industry leaders to share their experiences in agrobiodiversity management and genetic resourc …
A leading NGO is working together with CIMMYT in India to generate awareness among women about climate-smart practices.
Farmers in the neighboring state of Bihar, India, sow wheat using zero tillage. Photo: CSISA/CIMMYT EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) – Zero tillage, the agricultural practice of sowing seed directly into unp …
NGO partnership brings new capacity building opportunities.
Maize has emerged as a preferred choice for farmers in Karnataka, India.
Two hybrids from CIMMYT developed under the Heat Tolerant Maize for Asia (HTMA) project were ranked first and third during the 2015 All-India Coordinated Maize Program trials.
CIMMYT has launched the beta version of a geo-informatics technology that will help scientists forecast crop yields and identify other benefits to farmers.
Conservation agriculture is spreading across the globe and considered a harbinger for sustainable intensification of smallholder production systems.
Nearly 150 scientists, researchers and extension agents attended a field training on conservation agriculture and mechanization for sustainable intensification.
A training course on maize seed production and seed business management was held from 28-30 March, 2016
Afghan and Indian researchers are collaborating to combat the wheat rust disease Karnal bunt.
CIMMYT and Bayer’s Crop Science team are looking for practical solutions to future climate-change related challenges in South Asian agriculture.
Ram Kanwar Malik recognized for 30 years of improving India’s rice-wheat systems.
Thousands attend India’s national agricultural fair to discover the latest crop varieties and technological advancements in the country.
Cropping systems can become more resilient in the face of climate change through better coordination and standardization.
R.K. Malik, senior agronomist with the Sustainable Intensification Program at CIMMYT, is winner of the 2015 Crawford Fund Derek Tribe Award. CIMMYT/handout El BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) — R. K. Malik, a …