CIMMYT system economist explores ways to streamline smallholder farming systems through mechanization, gender equity and conservation agriculture.
Researchers join government officials and other stakeholders to discuss collaborative research and development activities in Bangladesh.
First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.
FAO-led assessment details the pandemic’s impact on agri-food systems in Bangladesh and outlines possible recovery strategies.
Study quantifies the economic losses from Bangladesh’s COVID-19 lockdowns and outlines policy implications for the country.
Equipment and safety protocols protect agricultural machinery workshop staff from COVID-19.
A video to be aired on Bangladeshi television shows farmers how to identify the pest and manage a potential infestation.
Technical and business training provides women with opportunities to break barriers and improve livelihoods.
A new video dramatizes the human stakes of the battle against fall armyworm and shows how techniques developed by CIMMYT and partners are helping farmers beat the pest.
Genomic-wide association study evaluated samples from Bolivia and Bangladesh for blast-resistant genes.
A new quantitative genetics study makes a strong case for the yield testing strategies CIMMYT uses in its wheat breeding program.
New online training takes farmers and service providers though a visual journey on the use of conservation agriculture-based sustainable intensification methods.
“Better, faster, equitable, sustainable” – wheat research community partners join to kick off new breeding project
Collaboration, partnership and mutual learning with national partners key focus of new project to accelerate breeding and delivery of improved wheat varieties.
Source: Dhaka Tribune (11 Jun 2020)
While Bangladesh is at low risk of a large-scale invasion of desert locusts, efforts to curb fall armyworm will help in addressing future pests.