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.
Multiple studies show conventional farming practices degrade soils, deplete aquifers and feed rampant greenhouse gas emissions.
Review proposes ways to accelerate climate resilience of staple crops, by integrating proven breeding methods with cutting-edge technologies.
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.
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.
New fact sheet captures the impact of six decades of maize and wheat research in Pakistan.
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.
New analysis shows benefits of conservation agriculture to crop performance, water efficiency and climate action in South Asia.
Scientists use spatial price prediction models to estimate local prices that might be more relevant than the national average.