Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)

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Food security
News

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.

News

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.

Food security
News

Afghanistan scientists meet to reflect on achievements after 15 years of Australia-funded wheat research.

Food security
News

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

News

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.

Innovation and technology
Innovation and technology
Features

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

Capacity development
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Small-scale agricultural mechanization is showing signs it has the potential to fuel rural employment for youth in sub-Saharan Africa, according to researchers.

Gender and social inclusion
Blogs

In a special interview to mark International Women’s Day, CIMMYT gender specialist Rahma Adam detailed how her research aims to improve the agricultural productivity of women in south and eastern Africa.

News

Inadequate access to new disease-resistant varieties and short supplies of certified seed are holding up wheat harvesting and contributing to rising food insecurity in Afghanistan.

News

40 wheat pathologists, breeders and agronomists gathered to combat wheat blast at the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) at Gazipur, Bangladesh.

Food security
Features

Recent media reports show that the 19 million inhabitants of New Delhi are under siege from a noxious haze.

Features

Sustainable intensification is helping farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa become more productive, while adapting to and mitigating climate change.

News

CIMMYT joined 1,700 delegates from around the globe who participated in the sixth African Green Revolution Forum.

Blogs

Smallholder livestock farmers in Zimbabwe are rapidly increasing profits thanks to a pivot to new sustainable agriculture initiatives.