Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)

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Nutrition, health and food security
Features

By reducing drudgery, irrigation and costs, conservation agriculture enables the soil of the charlands to produce rice and maize yields consecutively.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Features

CIMMYT sociologist believes there is one vital resource that remains untapped to increase food security and boost livelihoods.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Videos

Women have the potential to be drivers of agricultural transformation.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Unsustainable farming practices like monocropping are impacting soil health and reducing the productivity of farms.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Policy to encourage alternative crops for wheat farmers in South Asia a short-term solution at best, say CIMMYT researchers

Innovations
News

Joint team recognized for their work on rice residue management using the Super Straw Management System, or Super SMS.

News

Researchers use the Photovoice methodology to better understand weed management practices.

Capacity development
Features

Bibi has been able to expand her farm and now cultivates wheat, rice and jute.

Videos

Over 230,000 farmers have adopted sustainable intensification technologies and the project has helped nurture future scientists.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Brown’s studies allowed him to develop novel mixed methods and participatory impact pathways to promote new farming practices, such as conservation agriculture, to smallholder farmers in Africa.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Capacity development
Features

An increasing number of youth across eastern and southern Africa are creating a stable living as entrepreneurs in agricultural mechanization service provision.