Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)

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Food security
Explainers

Wheat blast is one of the most fearsome and intractable wheat diseases in recent decades. It spreads through infected seeds, crop residues as well as by spores that can travel long distances in the air, posing a major threat to wheat production in tropical areas.

Gender and social inclusion
News

West Bengal farmer Halima Bibi recognized for success in maize production.

Climate change
Features

Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.

Innovation and technology
News

Bottlenecks between basic and applied plant science jeopardize life-saving crop improvements.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

New study finds that wheat farmers often do not accurately identify their varieties.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

The average farmer who uses the Happy Seeder can generate up to 20% more profits than those who burn their fields, according to a new study published in Science.

Climate change
News

Published in Science, the article provides evidence for national policies that block stubble burning and promote no-till mechanization to manage crop residues.

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: The Telegraph (15 Jul 2019)

CIMMYT study reveals water conservation policies by the regional governments of Haryana and Punjab aggravate air pollution.

Climate change
Features

Policies and technologies key to sustainable development in India’s breadbasket.

Gender and social inclusion
News

FACASI project explored ways to address access to appropriate mechanization solutions.

Health and nutrition
News

Researchers urge donor agencies to support the dissemination of new blast-resistant, biofortified wheat in Bangladesh.

Innovation and technology
News

Knowledge share fair highlights CGIAR contributions to the Ethiopian agriculture sector.

Climate change
Photos

How sustainable agriculture is helping mitigate air pollution in South Asia.

Food security
Features

How green manure and conservation agriculture are transforming the lives of farmers in eastern Zimbabwe.

Climate change
Features

Agriculture leaders of eastern and southern Africa encourage wider adoption of conservation agriculture for the benefit of farmers, consumers and the environment.