Soil scientists and stakeholders reflect on progress and impacts of CIMMYT-Rwanda partnership for soil health
“Strong partnership” highlighted as CIMMYT and the Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board review progress in managing acid soil.
A climate-smart remodeling of South Asia’s rice-wheat cropping is urgent
Multiple studies show conventional farming practices degrade soils, deplete aquifers and feed rampant greenhouse gas emissions.
Scientists bridge theory and practice to boost climate resilience in wheat
Review proposes ways to accelerate climate resilience of staple crops, by integrating proven breeding methods with cutting-edge technologies.
Costich retires, but her odyssey continues
The head of the Maize Germplasm Bank, who retired in September, modernized the bank’s data curation and promoted outreach to maize landrace farming communities in the Americas.
Q&A: CGIAR investment has generated returns of 10 times the amount invested
Philip Pardey discusses the importance of collaboration between national research systems and CGIAR, and why investment in agricultural research and development is needed now more than ever.
CIMMYT and Pakistan: 60 years of collaboration
New fact sheet captures the impact of six decades of maize and wheat research in Pakistan.
Conservation agriculture key to better income, environment protection: Study
Source: The Hindu Business Line (17 Apr 2020)
New study in India reports conservation agriculture increases crop yield and income, reduces the use of natural resources, and offers climate benefits.
Conservation agriculture key in meeting UN Sustainable Development Goals
New analysis shows benefits of conservation agriculture to crop performance, water efficiency and climate action in South Asia.
Study calls for better understanding of fertilizer prices faced by African smallholder farmers
Scientists use spatial price prediction models to estimate local prices that might be more relevant than the national average.