International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)

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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.

Food security
Press releases

New analysis shows benefits of conservation agriculture to crop performance, water efficiency and climate action in South Asia.

Health and nutrition
Photos

What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?

Food security
Publications

CSISA publishes policy and research note on how to develop balanced nutrient management innovations in the region.

Innovation and technology
News

Experts work together at hackathon to develop Enterprise Breeding System that can serve CGIAR organizations and national agricultural research programs.

Food security
Features

The world urgently needs a transformation of the global food system, leading to healthier diets for all and a drastic reduction in agriculture’s environmental impact. The major cereal grains must play a central role in this new revolution for the benefit of the world’s poorest people.

Climate change
News

Global conference will serve as forum for collaboration on crop production in water-limited environments.

Innovation and technology
News

The small hand-operated device, which ensures the even distribution of fertilizer, could support food production, nutrition, and even the incorporation of women to farming.

Innovation and technology
Features

In Bangladesh, a newly available device takes the hassle out of starting the engine of two-wheel tractors, particularly for women entrepreneurs.

Health and nutrition
Press releases

More than two million households across six countries received sweet potato enriched with vitamin A as part of a project led by the International Potato Center (CIP).

Climate change
Photos

How sustainable agriculture is helping mitigate air pollution in South Asia.