CIMMYT experts share latest updates in efforts to achieve feed self-sufficiency and more sustainable agrifood systems in Nepal.
Experts share latest updates, experiences, and ways forward to help farmers battle fall armyworm.
A range of maize varieties that are high-yielding, climate resilient and nutritious are being introduced for the first time in Nepal.
To alleviate malnutrition associated with essential amino acids, QPM development and deployment should be further proliferated to reach a large number of consumers.
CIMMYT and its partners provide training on hybrid maize seeds to value chain actors from South Asia.
Agricultural businesses are investing in maize to reduce Nepal’s reliance on imports of the crop and to improve the experiences of farmers.
CIMMYT supports the development of site-specific fertilizer recommendations to increase rice productivity in Nepal.
Source: The Kathmandu Post (6 Aug 2022)
Climate-resilient seeds can help sustain Nepal’s agricultural productivity and crop development, experts say.
A new study provides deeper insights into improving the performance of the country’s rice and maize seed value chains.
Assessment of floods in Nepal in October of 2021, which affected seed availability, give clues about actions to mitigate the impact of similar climate shocks on smallholder farmers.
Nepali researchers get trained on rapid diagnostics tool and get ready to monitor yellow rust in the 2022/23 wheat season.
The manual builds on the lessons of a decade of work on MLN management in sub-Saharan Africa by CIMMYT and its partners.
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we spoke to Pragya Timsina about how women’s participation in agriculture is evolving across the Eastern Gangetic Plains and her findings which will be included in a paper coming out later this year: ‘Necessity as a driver of bending agricultural gender norms in South Asia’.
A new initiative will monitor groundwater and will provide a framework for sustainable irrigation practices.