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.
Fostering private sector engagement to develop and scale locally-produced hybrids seeds in Nepal.
Postgraduate students visit a hybrid maize seed company as part of drive to enhance partnerships between Nepal’s agricultural universities and the seed industry.
Digital platform provides information that will help increase crop productivity and improve soil health.
CIMMYT market development specialist works to strengthen the seed and fertilizer market systems and value chains in Nepal.
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.