Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)

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Nutrition, health and food security
Capacity development
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Workshop participants learned how to use the latest in technology to identify and keep track of the deadly Wheat Blast disease.

Nutrition, health and food security
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After eight years the Sustainable Intensification of Maize-Legume Cropping Systems for Food Security in Eastern and Southern Africa (SIMLESA) project concludes this June.

Innovations
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Harinder Sidhu, Australian High Commissioner to India, visits Borlaug Institute for South Asia and climate-smart village.

Nutrition, health and food security
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This November, the work of the SRFSI project was marked with notable recognition by the Australian Government with a visit from the Australian High Commissioner to India, Harinder Sidhu.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Leonard Rusinamhodzi works with African farmers to innovate farming systems in the face of climate change.

Innovations
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The first blast resistant wheat variety has been released in Bangladesh.

Nutrition, health and food security
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Traditional farming systems in Africa must be updated for today’s climate and market challenges, according to a new article from the University of Queensland.

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A two-day regional policy dialogue on scaling conservation agriculture for sustainable intensification in South Asia was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from September 8-9, 2017.

Nutrition, health and food security
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Nine South Asia wheat researchers recently visited the Americas for training on measures to control a deadly and mysterious wheat blast disease.

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Delegates at a conference in June called for a new focus and increase in investment to ensure eastern and southern Africa’s farming systems can withstand the impacts of climate change.

Innovations
Innovations
Features

Balwinder Singh uses crop simulation models to help smallholder farmers in South Asia prepare for future climates and unexpected challenges.