Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)

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State-of-art research facilities leap Africa’s Agricultural potential through modern research.

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Since 2004, conservation agriculture has helped farmers in southern Africa maintain and boost yields, protect the environment and increase profits.

Nutrition, health and food security
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Breeding and seed systems must immediately adapt to changing climates if major loss of maize yields is to be avoided, a new report shows.

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SIMLESA discusses progress, achievements, and ways forward through 2018 at annual meeting.

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CIMMYT Director General travels to Bangladesh to tackle wheat blast and other activities key to maintaining food security in the country.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
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For gender specialist Mulunesh Tsegaye participatory approaches are the best way of ensuring agricultural development projects are responsive to gender dynamics.

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East and Southern African countries need to formulate and implement appropriate policies to help smallholder farmers access technologies.

Nutrition, health and food security
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Green manures are an affordable and environmentally friendly alternative to fertilizer for many farmers in southern Africa.

Nutrition, health and food security
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The controversial debate among researchers about the suitability of conservation agriculture for smallholder farmers in Africa continues while millions face food insecurity and degrading resources.

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The international training workshop “Approaches for integrated analysis of agricultural systems in South Asia: Field, to farm, to landscape scale,” jointly organized by CIMMYT and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)-Central Soil Salinity Research Institute (CSSRI), was held at Karnal, Haryana, India, during 18-23 May. The workshop targeted farming systems and agricultural development researchers in South Asia and provided an overview of the approaches and tools used to assess agricultural systems.

Nutrition, health and food security
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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has tasked CIMMYT with a new project to introduce green manure cover crops to smallholder farmers in eastern Zambia and central and southern Malawi.

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The Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP), led by CIMMYT and funded by USAID, presented the latest advances in agricultural technology and provided a platform for local industry to explore innovative technologies, products and services at the Pakistan Agriculture Conference and Expo 2015 in Islamabad.