International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)

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Features

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

News

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

Features

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.

News

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

News

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

News

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

Features

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

News

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

Gender and social inclusion
Features

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

Food security
Publications

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

Innovation and technology
Features

The tractor-mounted reaper saves farmers time and money and offers new sources of income.

Food security
Features

The introduction of mung bean has transformed rice-wheat food systems in Nepal and has been one of the major successes of the Agronomy and Seed Scaling project.

Food security
Publications

New fact sheet captures the impact of six decades of maize and wheat research in Pakistan.

Food security
In the media

Source: Dhaka Tribune (22 Apr 2020)

CGIAR centers recommended Bangladesh to ensure transportation of food and the flow of crucial inputs to farmers through market systems.

Climate change
In the media

Source: The Hindu Business Line (17 Apr 2020)

New study in India reports conservation agriculture increases crop yield and income, reduces the use of natural resources, and offers climate benefits.