Mini-tillers bolster Nepal maize farmers’ food supplies and profits, new study shows
Farm mechanization contributes to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals of No Poverty (SDG-1) and Zero Hunger (SDG-2), with very small farms facing acute labor shortages benefited the most.
Public-private collaboration to improve fertilizer supply
CIMMYT collaborates with the Fertilizer Association of Nepal to facilitate stakeholder dialogue and address national fertilizer shortage.
CIMMYT leads innovation sprint to deliver results to farmers rapidly
Climate-resilient soil fertility management by smallholders in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
From seed to feed
CIMMYT experts share latest updates in efforts to achieve feed self-sufficiency and more sustainable agrifood systems in Nepal.
Refresher webinar on fall armyworm management in South Asia
Experts share latest updates, experiences, and ways forward to help farmers battle fall armyworm.
Elite maize seeds handed over to seed sector stakeholders in Nepal
A range of maize varieties that are high-yielding, climate resilient and nutritious are being introduced for the first time in Nepal.
Quality protein maize: a road ahead
To alleviate malnutrition associated with essential amino acids, QPM development and deployment should be further proliferated to reach a large number of consumers.
Strengthening capacity and building national and regional partnerships in the seed sector
CIMMYT and its partners provide training on hybrid maize seeds to value chain actors from South Asia.
Growing confidence in the maize business
Agricultural businesses are investing in maize to reduce Nepal’s reliance on imports of the crop and to improve the experiences of farmers.
Nepal Government endorses new site-specific fertilizer recommendations for rice
CIMMYT supports the development of site-specific fertilizer recommendations to increase rice productivity in Nepal.
Worsening food insecurity calls for stress-tolerant seeds
Source: The Kathmandu Post (6 Aug 2022)
Climate-resilient seeds can help sustain Nepal’s agricultural productivity and crop development, experts say.
Cereal seed value chains in Nepal
A new study provides deeper insights into improving the performance of the country’s rice and maize seed value chains.
Managing seeds and agricultural losses in the wake of extreme climate events: Lessons from Nepal
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.
MARPLE reaches South Asia
Nepali researchers get trained on rapid diagnostics tool and get ready to monitor yellow rust in the 2022/23 wheat season.