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’.
Researchers evaluate the use of genomic selection in wheat breeding against deadly fungal disease.
Source: New Age (21 Nov 2021)
CIMMYT-Bangladesh country representative Timothy J. Krupnik was the guest of honor at a workshop organized by Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute on fall armyworm management.
Researchers point out the future of the disease, the ways to manage it and prevent it from spreading — within and across continents.
Cross-regional collaboration brings wheat blast protection to farmers in Bangladesh and Brazil.
Researchers join government officials and other stakeholders to discuss collaborative research and development activities in Bangladesh.
A video to be aired on Bangladeshi television shows farmers how to identify the pest and manage a potential infestation.
A new video dramatizes the human stakes of the battle against fall armyworm and shows how techniques developed by CIMMYT and partners are helping farmers beat the pest.
Genomic-wide association study evaluated samples from Bolivia and Bangladesh for blast-resistant genes.