The two-wheel tractor has proven its worth in Africa’s smallholder farms thanks to the FACASI project.
Two-wheel tractors are allowing Ethiopian farmers to boost their incomes and support their communities in times of need.
Publication analyzes success factors of Wheat Seed Scaling project, which has benefited more than 131,000 rural households in Ethiopia.
Through new project, tools and insurance services will help small farmers in eastern Africa reduce investment risks and losses related to climate.
Source: Plantopia (9 Apr 2020)
CIMMYT senior scientist Dave Hodson discusses striking parallels between wheat rust and global human epidemics on new podcast.
Small-scale agricultural mechanization service provision model supports women’s empowerment in the Ethiopian agriculture sector.
Stephen Njoka and Hugo de Groote share insights on the current locust invasion, effective control measures and how we can prepare for future outbreaks.
How can we feed more people while protecting nature and biodiversity?
The initiative increases agricultural productivity and enhances food security in Ethiopia.
Source: Bloomberg (25 Jan 2020)
CIMMYT agricultural economist Hugo De Groote notes need to monitor locusts to ensure swarms don’t threaten crops.
Scientists use spatial price prediction models to estimate local prices that might be more relevant than the national average.
Source: Donne del Food (28 Nov 2019)
Rapid alert system has been developed to predict the spread of wheat rust.
Researchers identify national policies, climate and soil fertility changes, population increase, and urban expansion as the major drivers of farming systems change in the Hawassa area of Ethiopia.