Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)

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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.

Innovation and technology
Videos

In the state of West Bengal, India, farmers and entrepreneurs are finding success with the help of climate-smart conservation agriculture practices.

Gender and social inclusion
News

Research shows African farming households are far more dependent on hire labor markets, and much more inclined to hire mechanization services, than previously thought.

Climate change
News

A new book draws on experiences of men and women farmers across eastern and southern Africa who bravely embraced change to improve their farming methods and the lives and livelihoods of their families.

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 and social inclusion
Features

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

Gender and social inclusion
Videos

Women have the potential to be drivers of agricultural transformation.

Food security
Features

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

Food security
News

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

Capacity building
Features

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