Rear fish in a rice paddy? Old ways can future-proof food production
Source: South China Morning Post (18 Dec 2022)
CGIAR scientists share the importance of testing new research models for integrated aquatic and terrestrial production systems.
How a policy to address a groundwater shortage inadvertently increased air pollution in northern India
Source: Tech and Science Post (15 Dec 2022)
The seemingly small shift in the planting season had a cascading effect that delayed the fire season by about two weeks and exacerbated air pollution.
Sustainability of rice production in the Northwestern Indo-Gangetic Plains
Scientists determine nitrogen use could be reduced without impacting rice yields for sustainability of rice production in Northwestern Indo-Gangetic Plains.
The importance of germplasm in protecting nature
At COP15, CIMMYT scientists highlighted the significance of DSI in conserving, exploring, and utilizing biodiversity as part of efforts to sustainably nourish the global population in a nature positive manner.
Combining improved seed varieties and index insurance to address drought losses
Source: VoxDev (5 Nov 2022)
Paswel Marenya, Adoption and Impact Assessment Economist at CIMMYT, explains on a podcast how bundling genetic and financial technologies can make small-scale agriculture more resilient and productive.
A renewed CGIAR can better support South Asia to determine its food future
Source: Mongabay (13 Dec 2022)
Temina Lalani-Shariff, Regional Director of South Asia at CGIAR, explains CGIAR is evolving so that it can continue to be the scientific partner of choice for national research institutes and governments.
How does physical disturbance of soil impact carbon mineralization?
A study on the physical disturbance of soil shows that it drives changes in soil properties and affects soil microbial activity.
Inspiring future generations of scientists
The Global Food Security Forum for Young Scientists, hosted at Huazhong Agricultural University in China and virtually around the world, highlights cutting-edge agricultural research.
Using ENM principles to preserve soil health
Scientists recommend alternative methods for preventing soil degradation that can contribute towards attaining food security.
Indian scientists visit CIMMYT Türkiye facility for wheat improvement systems
Identifying opportunities for collaboration and information sharing between agricultural scientists in India and Türkiye.
Public-private collaboration to improve fertilizer supply
CIMMYT collaborates with the Fertilizer Association of Nepal to facilitate stakeholder dialogue and address national fertilizer shortage.
Participatory action research identifies solutions for improved seed storage in Bangladesh
Wheat farmers in Bangladesh have participated in the design and management of research trials to determine the best wheat seed storage options for their conditions.
Food systems that work for people and the environment
Climate change requires us to think differently about protecting nature while ensuring food security is a reality for all.
Plant breeding must adapt to climate change, finds study
The goals for breeding new crops have been changed by the rising demands for climate-ready crops, originating from the urgent need to adapt to climate change.