Bangladesh's Ministry of Agriculture

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Nutrition, health and food security
Press releases

Researchers in Zambia confirm the arrival of this devastating fungal disease to the African continent.

Nutrition, health and 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.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: PR Newswire (18 May 2020)

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

Innovations
Features

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

Innovations
Features

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

Innovations
News

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

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Public and private partners join forces to mitigate voracious pest.

Nutrition, health and 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.

News

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

Nutrition, health and food security
News

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

News

Partners from four countries reflect and plan ahead after five years of the SRFSI project.