The critical role of smallholder farmers of the Eastern Gangetic Plains in the global food chain
For World Food Day, discover how CIMMYT is improving food security, livelihoods and nutrition in South Asia, with support from ACIAR.
Stepping up for South Asian women
Through the CSISA project, CIMMYT is helping female farmers in Bangladesh, India, and Nepal to receive the recognition and opportunities they deserve.
Bending gender norms: women’s engagement in agriculture
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we spoke to Pragya Timsina about how women’s participation in agriculture is evolving across the Eastern Gangetic Plains and her findings which will be included in a paper coming out later this year: ‘Necessity as a driver of bending agricultural gender norms in South Asia’.
New year, new beginnings
Women in West Bengal form farmer groups and cooperatives drawing on sustainable agricultural practices from CIMMYT’s SRFSI project.
A switch to success
West Bengal farmer Halima Bibi recognized for success in maize production.
Finding the story behind weeds
Researchers use the Photovoice methodology to better understand weed management practices.