A dialogue in New Delhi facilitated discussion on innovations for promoting balanced application of macro and micro nutrient fertilizers in Indian agriculture.
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Young farmer’s investment in a reaper saves him time, money and dignity, while helping others in the community.
With multi-sector support for climate-sensitive practices, African farmers can boost food security and resilience
Conservation agriculture has potential to conserve soils, improve yields and limit environmental impacts.
More productive, resilient varieties for thousands of farmers
Breaking Ground: Tek Sapkota finds ways to reduce emissions from agriculture without compromising food security
He is one of the lead authors of the “Special Report on Climate Change and Land” of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
“At the production stage, soils have an important role to play in reducing carbon emissions.”
The global food system needs to be transformed to respond to the health and nutrition needs of the future. To achieve this, however, there needs to be a strong global program to prevent greater threats from climate change.
The maize lethal necrosis (MLN) artificial inoculation screening site in Naivasha, Kenya, will begin its phenotyping (screening/ indexing) cycle of 2019 at the beginning of January 2019 and in other four intervals throughout the year. Interested organizations from both the private and public sectors are invited to send maize germplasm for screening.
Climate is the most important challenge farmers face, because “they’re just influenced by it and there is little that they can do,” explains Luisa Volpe of the World Farmers Organization.
Members tackle challenges and share progress in annual meeting.
Delegates review the third year’s progress of the MLN Diagnostics and Management Project.