Through its work in South Asia, TAFSSA contributes to developing more sustainable and equitable agrifood systems for smallholder farmers in the region.
CIMMYT and BWMRI host international training program on surveillance and management strategies for wheat blastCapacity development
Wheat researchers, government extension agents, and policy makers gather in Bangladesh to develop their skills in pathology, breeding, agronomy, integrated disease management and agricultural extension technologies.
The Australian High Commission, ACIAR and BARC delegates recognizes the BWMRI-CIMMYT collaborative wheat blast research platform in BangladeshEnvironmental health and biodiversity
Delegates travelled to South Asia to witness the success of a collaboration which is combatting wheat blast disease in Bangladesh and for other wheat growing nations.
Wheat farmers in Bangladesh have participated in the design and management of research trials to determine the best wheat seed storage options for their conditions.
Collaborative project between CGIAR research centers aiming to improve food security in South Asia launches in three countries.
The developments will create capacity for national and international research and improve processes for disease screening in wheat.
More than 40% of the global agricultural labor force is made up of women, and in the least developed countries, two in three women are employed in farming.
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we spoke to Pragya Timsina about how women’s participation in agriculture is evolving across the Eastern Gangetic Plains and her findings which will be included in a paper coming out later this year: ‘Necessity as a driver of bending agricultural gender norms in South Asia’.