High-zinc and climate-resilient varieties poised to boost production for farmers and nutrition for consumers.
Source: The Himalayan Times (6 Nov 2020)
CIMMYT and Nepal’s Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development developed a digitally enabled seed information system so farmers have timely access to quality seed.
New online training takes farmers and service providers though a visual journey on the use of conservation agriculture-based sustainable intensification methods.
A survey conducted by CIMMYT researchers collected insights from over 200 key value-chain market actors.
Source: Seed Quest (27 May 2020)
Nepal Agricultural Research Council and CIMMYT scientists suspect new races of stripe and leaf rust in the Nepal hills and terai in the recent 2020 wheat season.
New project to deliver wheat disease warnings directly to farmers’ phones in Bangladesh and Nepal.
Stakeholders work together to strengthen systems for detecting, mitigating and managing the invasion of the destructive pest.
CIMMYT and partners revise Nepal’s seed science and technology curriculum, so university graduates are better equipped to join the industry’s work force.
Digital seed information system will connect farmers to information and seed suppliers.
Nepal boosts domestic maize hybrid seed production.
Halfway into Nepal’s 12-year plan to boost seed systems, partners review progress and plan the best way to meet targets.
The Nepal Seed and Fertilizer (NSAF) project is expanding its support to include finance, working with commercial banks to develop and expand access to innovative financial products for seed companies.
Scientists in Nepal are evaluating push-pull cropping systems as a pest control method.