CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)

https://ccafs.cgiar.org/

Publications

Multiple studies show conventional farming practices degrade soils, deplete aquifers and feed rampant greenhouse gas emissions.

News

Documentary features CIMMYT and Alliance scientists contributing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.

Features

At global climate summit, CIMMYT scientists share adaptation and mitigation solutions for farmers, and call for increased funding for agricultural research.

Press releases

Farmers could save costs and contribute to climate mitigation by adopting easy-to-access farming methods like better nitrogen management, intermittent irrigation, and strip tillage, study shows.

Features

A new study identifies global emissions and mitigation hotspots ripe for more efficient nitrogen use in maize and wheat production.

Press releases

A new meta-study confirms that nitrous oxide emissions can be reduced by boosting nitrogen productivity, crop yield and use of “4Rs.”

News

New research shows that the Nutrient Expert decision tool is better for farmers’ fields, extension services and the environment.

News

New research shows that a portfolio of crop management practices can boost productivity while minimizing harm to the environment.

News

New compendium analyzes existing pilot initiatives across different agro-climatic zones in India.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Features

How gender research supports rural women during times of crisis.

Innovations
News

Study shows how the Crop-loss Assessment Monitor could help improve loss assessment and make crop insurance more efficient.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
News

A strategic research framework for crop improvement integrates genomics, systems biology, physiology and crop modelling approaches.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

CIMMYT continues to support farmers and the agricultural sector in the country.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Interest in farm machinery and crop diversification spike as farmers respond to COVID-19 labor shortages.