Bangladesh's Ministry of Agriculture

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Food security
In the media

Source: Dhaka Tribune (11 Jun 2020)

While Bangladesh is at low risk of a large-scale invasion of desert locusts, efforts to curb fall armyworm will help in addressing future pests.

Food security
In the media

Source: PR Newswire (18 May 2020)

CIMMYT contributed to rapid assessment and registration of biological control for fall armyworm.

Innovation and technology
Features

New project to deliver wheat disease warnings directly to farmers’ phones in Bangladesh and Nepal.

Innovation and technology
Features

Web app helps extension agents and farmers monitor the spread of fall armyworm.

Innovation and technology
News

For the first time widespread monitoring examines how farmers are coping with climate stresses.

Food security
Features

Public and private partners join forces to mitigate voracious pest.

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.

Health and nutrition
News

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

Food security
News

Experts discussed the status of the outbreak, the role of research and applicable measures.

Food security
News

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

Capacity development