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Using ENM principles to preserve soil health
Scientists recommend alternative methods for preventing soil degradation that can contribute towards attaining food security.
Agriculture for Peace platform launches at Borlaug Dialogue
Seven founding partners introduced Ag4Peace, a new initiative that aims to build resilient food systems and improve livelihoods and diets in low- and middle-income countries.
‘Perennial’ rice saves time and money, but comes with risks
Source: Science (7 Nov 2022)
Research on rice crops that do not need replanting in China is showing promising results for yield, finances and labor, and the environment.
Earlier wheat planting will boost yields in eastern India
Adjusting the sowing dates for wheat in eastern India will increase untapped potential production by 69%, new research shows, helping to ensure food security and farm profitability as the planet warms.
Essential actions to mitigate the food crisis, stabilize supply and transition to greater agrifood system resilience
Experts propose short-, medium- and long-term practical actions to respond to the looming global food crisis catalyzed by the Russia-Ukraine war.
A climate-smart remodeling of South Asia’s rice-wheat cropping is urgent
Multiple studies show conventional farming practices degrade soils, deplete aquifers and feed rampant greenhouse gas emissions.
Wheat versus heat
Urgent action is required to mitigate effects of temperature extremes in South Asia, which threaten wheat production and human health.
The worst global food security crisis in 50 years could be already here
At lectures at Cornell University, CIMMYT director general calls for quick united action to avert the unfolding food security crisis.
From diagnosis to action on social equity
Building on impact of GENNOVATE, scientists recommend integrating gender-transformative research and methodologies into the new CGIAR Initiatives.
New CSISA Infographic highlights the impact of the CIMMYT’s Soil Intelligence System (SIS)
SIS currently implemented in three states in India helps generate robust soil health data to support soil management and agriculture interventions.
Ravi Singh earns Lifetime Achievement award from BGRI
Renowned CIMMYT plant breeder recognized for elite wheat varieties that reduced the risk of a global pandemic and now feed hundreds of millions of people around the world.
Scientists bridge theory and practice to boost climate resilience in wheat
Review proposes ways to accelerate climate resilience of staple crops, by integrating proven breeding methods with cutting-edge technologies.
Climate-smart strategy for weed management proves to be extremely effective
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.