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

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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 and social inclusion
Features

How gender research supports rural women during times of crisis.

Innovation and technology
News

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

Food security
News

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

Climate change
Features

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

Climate change
News

Through new project, tools and insurance services will help small farmers in eastern Africa reduce investment risks and losses related to climate.

Innovation and technology
News

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

Climate change
Publications

The results of the study will allow farmers to get the best crop yields while saving money and reducing harmful nitrous oxide emissions.

Climate change
Explainers

Farmers are increasingly adopting conservation agriculture practices. This sustainable farming method is based on three principles: crop diversification, minimal soil movement and permanent soil cover.

Climate change
Features

At international conference, plant nutrition experts highlight the important role of sustainability.

Climate change
Features

Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.