Participatory action research identifies solutions for improved seed storage in Bangladesh
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.
Inspiring change through agricultural training: Women’s stories from Bangladesh
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.
Bending gender norms: women’s engagement in agriculture
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’.
Workshop held at BARI
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.
The past, present and future of agricultural research
Researchers join government officials and other stakeholders to discuss collaborative research and development activities in Bangladesh.
Fawligen registered in Bangladesh
Source: PR Newswire (18 May 2020)
CIMMYT contributed to rapid assessment and registration of biological control for fall armyworm.
The case for rushing farmer access to BARI Gom 33
Researchers urge donor agencies to support the dissemination of new blast-resistant, biofortified wheat in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh increases efforts to fight fall armyworm
Experts discussed the status of the outbreak, the role of research and applicable measures.
Looking forward, looking back
Partners from four countries reflect and plan ahead after five years of the SRFSI project.
Assessing the effectiveness of a “wheat holiday” for preventing blast in the lower Gangetic plains
Policy to encourage alternative crops for wheat farmers in South Asia a short-term solution at best, say CIMMYT researchers
Wheat blast screening and surveillance training in Bangladesh
Workshop participants learned how to use the latest in technology to identify and keep track of the deadly Wheat Blast disease.