Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)

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Videos

Two-wheel tractors have replaced outdated farming tools, helping Ethiopian farmers reduce drudgery, improve productivity and increase their profits.

News

Study validates importance and uncovers new benefits of crucial wheat genome segment.

News

Molecular breeding experts learn about state-of-the-art data analysis and visualization tools at Wheat Initiative workshops.

News

Barry O’Farrell highlighted strong collaboration of CIMMYT and BISA with Australian research institutes.

News

National breeding programs prepped to measure – and boost – genetic gains.

Blogs

This World Soil Day, explore how breeding success is inextricably linked to how we address soil degradation.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Systems agronomist transforms farmers’ livelihoods through improved crop performance and soil health, promoting sustainable techniques that mitigate climate change effects.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Genomic-wide association study evaluated samples from Bolivia and Bangladesh for blast-resistant genes.

Nutrition, health and food security
Press releases

Researchers in Zambia confirm the arrival of this devastating fungal disease to the African continent.

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.

Capacity development
Videos

New online training takes farmers and service providers though a visual journey on the use of conservation agriculture-based sustainable intensification methods.

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.

Innovations
Features

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

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

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

Innovations
Features

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