Researchers analyze irrigation service providers to understand how different business models and pump types affect pricing and water conservation.
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.
In demonstration plots in Kenya, smallholder farmers evaluate and rank maize varieties according to their preferred traits — a feedback that is crucial to CIMMYT’s maize breeding work.
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.
In Bangladesh, a newly available device takes the hassle out of starting the engine of two-wheel tractors, particularly for women entrepreneurs.
Farmers boost their climate resilience and make money as they phase out a 25-year-old maize variety and replace it with drought-tolerant BH661 seeds.
In a male-dominated sector, women leading maize seed companies in eastern and southern Africa share their experiences.
Seeds of progress – In a male-dominated sector, women leading maize seed companies in eastern and southern Africa share their experiences
Source: Seed Quest (20 Jun 2019)
CIMMYT researchers conducted interviews with women owners of seed companies in eastern and southern Africa.
Knowledge share fair highlights CGIAR contributions to the Ethiopian agriculture sector.
Scientists in Nepal are evaluating push-pull cropping systems as a pest control method.
How sustainable agriculture is helping mitigate air pollution in South Asia.
Briquetted urea and polymer-coated urea more efficient as maize fertilizers than regular urea, researchers in Nepal find.
Experts discussed the status of the outbreak, the role of research and applicable measures.
A series of infographics shows farmers in Bangladesh the threat of fall armyworm, how to identify it in the fields and what to do in case of damage.
In annual meeting, STMA project partners build on the successes of research in combatting drought, heat, pests and disease.