CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)
After Afghanistan, Nepal, and Pakistan, the Regional Drought Monitoring and Outlook System extends its coverage to Bangladesh.
The average farmer who uses the Happy Seeder can generate up to 20% more profits than those who burn their fields, according to a new study published in Science.
Published in Science, the article provides evidence for national policies that block stubble burning and promote no-till mechanization to manage crop residues.
Projects are looking at scaling strategies to go beyond the numbers reached within a project and include sustainability and transformation.
Breaking Ground: Tek Sapkota finds ways to reduce emissions from agriculture without compromising food security
He is one of the lead authors of the “Special Report on Climate Change and Land” of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
New study: India could cut nearly 18% of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions through cost-saving farming practices
Study identifies hotspots for biggest impact, suggests government incentives for widespread adoption
New scientific research into “layering” climate smart agriculture techniques shows promise, demonstrating the potential for crop adaptability to climate change.
Harinder Sidhu, Australian High Commissioner to India, visits Borlaug Institute for South Asia and climate-smart village.
New insurance products geared towards smallholder farmers can help them recover their losses, and even encourage investment in climate-resilient innovations.
Scientists from across South and Southeast Asia launched a new agenda earlier this week to boost community involvement in developing climate information and extension messaging services across the region.
India is one of the world’s largest contributors to global warming, but simple changes in farm management can drastically cut emissions while meeting food demand.
Climate change presents a formidable challenge as one of the biggest constraints to improving food systems, food security and poverty alleviation around the world, especially for the world’s most vulnerable people.
CIMMYT’s drought-tolerant varieties have been delivered to three million farmers across Africa.
CIMMYT and Bayer’s Crop Science team are looking for practical solutions to future climate-change related challenges in South Asian agriculture.