International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)

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A day in the life of a farmer in India’s Odisha state, part of  tribal community that has long lived off the land. 

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Results of an 8-year study show that weed density and diversity are greatly reduced when zero-tillage, drip-irrigation, and new crops are introduced to rice-wheat systems.

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Women in Bangladesh start successful businesses using power-tiller-operated seeders.

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The second installment in the CGIAR International Year of Plant Health Webinar Series tackles the often-overlooked issue of germplasm health.

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In India’s state of Odisha, maize farming is lifting up the socioeconomic status of women.

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Experts and over 900 participants tackled the agricultural, social, and environmental consequences of climate change-driven impacts on plant health.

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

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Assessing the approach’s potential and limitations for strengthening the livelihoods of the rural poor, a new book draws conclusions applicable across the development field.

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CSISA initiatives support smallholder farmers in India to become successful entrepreneurs.

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

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FAO-led assessment details the pandemic’s impact on agri-food systems in Bangladesh and outlines possible recovery strategies.

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Unprecedented adoption of agricultural technologies wards off negative impacts of COVID-19 in northwestern India.

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Platform in Bihar, India uses data to design interventions to help smallholder farmers.

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Women in Odisha, India, successfully shoulder responsibility in leading their families through the COVID-19 crisis.

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A new policy brief provides a roadmap for accelerating the adoption of conservation agriculture in Eastern India.