New publications: Role of Modelling in International Crop Research
Resource-poor farmers worldwide stand to gain from developments in the field of crop modelling.
The itsy bitsy spider can make a big impact in agriculture
A new study explores how conservation agriculture in southern Africa supports spider populations and diversity, which could help mitigate pest damage.
Reducing high yield gaps with decision-support apps
Trials of the Nutrient Expert app showed improved yields, fertilizer-use efficiency and increased profits for farmers.
Experts identify policy gaps in fertilizer application in India
A dialogue in New Delhi facilitated discussion on innovations for promoting balanced application of macro and micro nutrient fertilizers in Indian agriculture.
The saving grace of a hefty investment
Young farmer’s investment in a reaper saves him time, money and dignity, while helping others in the community.
Pakistan wheat seed makeover
More productive, resilient varieties for thousands of farmers
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).
The impact of climate inaction on food security
The global food system needs to be transformed to respond to the health and nutrition needs of the future. To achieve this, however, there needs to be a strong global program to prevent greater threats from climate change.
Breeders find strength in diversity at EiB contributor meeting
Members tackle challenges and share progress in annual meeting.
A wheat self-sufficiency roadmap for Ethiopia’s future
Mechanization could boost Ethiopian wheat production and provide youth with new job opportunities.
New Soil Intelligence System for India provides high-quality data using modern analytics
The initiative will serve to develop comprehensive soil information at scale for the states of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Odisha