CIMMYT maize and wheat quality experts explain the importance of whole grains for healthy diets.
Precision nutrient management helps women farmers in Nepal increase crop yields and household incomes.
Drip irrigation technologies are conserving resources and improving farmer resilience in eastern Zimbabwe.
Study shows investments and innovative policy decisions are increasing farmer incomes and national wheat productivity, with varieties originating from CIMMYT making a significant contribution.
Experts discuss solutions to postharvest losses and how agricultural mechanization can benefit rural women in the Global South.
FAO-led assessment details the pandemic’s impact on agri-food systems in Bangladesh and outlines possible recovery strategies.
Source: The Himalayan Times (6 Nov 2020)
CIMMYT and Nepal’s Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development developed a digitally enabled seed information system so farmers have timely access to quality seed.
A growing number of smallholders in southern Zimbabwe adopt provitamin-A maize after collective learning and knowledge transfer initiative.
Unprecedented adoption of agricultural technologies wards off negative impacts of COVID-19 in northwestern India.
An expansive new review seeks out the key drivers of climate-resilient crop adoption to mobilize decades of scientific and development research towards the eradication of hunger by 2030.
As the world becomes increasingly digital, the international agricultural research-for-development sector needs to keep up.
Source: SciDev.Net (3 Nov 2020)
Wheat blast is a serious threat to wheat production and can lead to yield losses of up to 100 percent.
Source: Financial Express (30 Oct 2020)
Setting benchmarks for carbon sequestered or abated through farming and roping in companies to commercialize carbon credits can help agricultural income grow.
Improving global coordination of crop modeling efforts.
Monitor, Evaluation and Learning Manager uses technological tools to streamline data gathering and analysis for improved project design.