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

Gender and social inclusion
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CGIAR socio-economic researchers have developed a standardized set of farm household survey questions to improve dataset comparability over space and time.

Innovation and technology
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7 ways to make small-scale mechanization work for African farmers.

Food security
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A survey conducted by CIMMYT researchers collected insights from over 200 key value-chain market actors.

Climate change
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Interest in farm machinery and crop diversification spike as farmers respond to COVID-19 labor shortages.

Innovation and technology
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The tractor-mounted reaper saves farmers time and money and offers new sources of income.

Food security
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Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) comes to a close but its impact lives on.

Innovation and technology
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CIMMYT Scaling Advisor emphasizes importance of context and systemic thinking in how we do our research and implement projects.

Innovation and technology
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The two-wheel tractor has proven its worth in Africa’s smallholder farms thanks to the FACASI project.

Innovation and technology
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Service provider harvest model could create opportunities for young African entrepreneurs while reducing carbon emissions.

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

Food security
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The introduction of mung bean has transformed rice-wheat food systems in Nepal and has been one of the major successes of the Agronomy and Seed Scaling project.

Climate change
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Initiative in Zimbabwe pursues holistic and multi-faceted approach to support climate resilience and increase yields.

Innovation and technology
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The use of corn husk as veneer has helped a town to preserve maize biodiversity, protect the environment and reduce migration.

Innovation and technology
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As the current pandemic and restrictions create labor constraints, CIMMYT experts discuss the role scale-appropriate farm machinery can play in addressing them.