La Agricultura de Conservación, una oportunidad para afrontar los retos presentes y futuros de la agricultura
Source: Agroinformación (22 Jun 2021)
At the 8th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture, Martin Kropff argued that “agriculture cannot take a toll on the environment”, praising conservation agriculture for its contribution to building resilience to drought.
México se consolida como el tercer productor agropecuario de América Latina
Source: El Sol de México (29 Apr 2021)
During the presentation of Mexico’s 2021 Agri-Food Expectations, Bram Govaerts, Director General of CIMMYT, flagged a number of initiatives aimed at supporting the country’s food self-sufficiency.
The beginning of a beautiful partnership
Experts discuss solutions to postharvest losses and how agricultural mechanization can benefit rural women in the Global South.
Critical reflections on COVID-19
FAO-led assessment details the pandemic’s impact on agri-food systems in Bangladesh and outlines possible recovery strategies.
CIMMYT and IITA collaborate to increase adoption of conservation agriculture in southern Africa
New project will research and promote the adoption of sustainable farming method and practices.
100Q: Boosting household survey data usability with 100 core questions
CGIAR socio-economic researchers have developed a standardized set of farm household survey questions to improve dataset comparability over space and time.
FAO: No threat of desert locust invasion in Bangladesh
Source: Dhaka Tribune (11 Jun 2020)
While Bangladesh is at low risk of a large-scale invasion of desert locusts, efforts to curb fall armyworm will help in addressing future pests.
Out of the classroom and into the field
Malawian smallholders tackle challenges together using the farmer field school approach.
Global climate frameworks miss the ‘big picture’ on food
Source: Thomson Reuters (18 Feb 2020)
Schemes may fall short of ambitions by dealing separately with food production, supply and consumption.
CIMMYT research at the forefront of the digital revolution in African agriculture
New leaflet highlights digital innovations for Africa as researchers share insights at the African Green Revolution Forum 2019.
African leaders rely on science and technology to improve food security
At the Africa Food Security Leadership Dialogue in Rwanda, experts and policymakers analyzed ways to address the continent’s food security crisis in the face of climate change.
Scientists use DNA fingerprinting to gauge the spread of modern wheat in Afghanistan
New study finds that wheat farmers often do not accurately identify their varieties.
Research, innovation, partnerships, impact
Knowledge share fair highlights CGIAR contributions to the Ethiopian agriculture sector.
Candidate for FAO leadership Qu Dongyu visits CIMMYT’s headquarters to sign MoU and strengthen collaboration
China’s vice minister of agriculture and rural affairs, Qu Dongyu, visited the global headquarters of CIMMYT.