Simret Yasabu

Simret Yasabu
Features

Researchers study the design, delivery and use of digital decision-support tools for smallholder maize farmers in northern Nigeria.

Videos

Two-wheel tractors have replaced outdated farming tools, helping Ethiopian farmers reduce drudgery, improve productivity and increase their profits.

News

Study results suggest caution in designing agricultural policies based on evidence derived from inaccurate measurement protocols.

News

Improved maize varieties among top three CGIAR innovations adopted by up to 11 million households in Ethiopia, independent study shows.

Features

Ethiopia-based project manager finds inspiration in supporting programs and colleagues across Africa.

Features

Researchers take stock of the fertilizer recommendation tools in available in Ethiopia in support of the country’s National Soils Strategy.

Features

Experts discuss solutions to postharvest losses and how agricultural mechanization can benefit rural women in the Global South.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Case studies from Ethiopia and Rwanda show adaptable fertilizer rates may help tree-based smallholder farmers, thus providing them with options to cope with COVID-19-imposed fertilizer shortages.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Features

On International Youth Day, CIMMYT captures images of sub-Saharan African youth to celebrate their immense contributions to agriculture, farming systems, service provision and research and development.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

CIMMYT continues to support farmers and the agricultural sector in the country.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Researchers in Ethiopia show that well-targeted fertilizer recommendations improve fertilizer usage and productivity of maize production.

Innovations
Features

Two-wheel tractors are allowing Ethiopian farmers to boost their incomes and support their communities in times of need.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
News

Through new project, tools and insurance services will help small farmers in eastern Africa reduce investment risks and losses related to climate.

Capacity development
Features

Small-scale agricultural mechanization service provision model supports women’s empowerment in the Ethiopian agriculture sector.

Innovations
Features

The initiative increases agricultural productivity and enhances food security in Ethiopia.