7 ways to make small-scale mechanization work for African farmers.
A survey conducted by CIMMYT researchers collected insights from over 200 key value-chain market actors.
Interest in farm machinery and crop diversification spike as farmers respond to COVID-19 labor shortages.
The tractor-mounted reaper saves farmers time and money and offers new sources of income.
Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) comes to a close but its impact lives on.
CIMMYT Scaling Advisor emphasizes importance of context and systemic thinking in how we do our research and implement projects.
The two-wheel tractor has proven its worth in Africa’s smallholder farms thanks to the FACASI project.
Service provider harvest model could create opportunities for young African entrepreneurs while reducing carbon emissions.
Two-wheel tractors are allowing Ethiopian farmers to boost their incomes and support their communities in times of need.
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.
Initiative in Zimbabwe pursues holistic and multi-faceted approach to support climate resilience and increase yields.
The use of corn husk as veneer has helped a town to preserve maize biodiversity, protect the environment and reduce migration.
As the current pandemic and restrictions create labor constraints, CIMMYT experts discuss the role scale-appropriate farm machinery can play in addressing them.
Breaking Ground: Yoseph Beyene breeds desirable maize varieties for smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa
CIMMYT breeder applies new tools and technologies to accelerate genetic gains, make breeding more efficient, and keep up with the changing dynamics of biotic and abiotic stresses.
Maize lethal necrosis has taught us that intensive efforts to keep human and plant diseases at bay need to continue beyond the COVID-19 crisis.