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.
As the current pandemic and restrictions create labor constraints, CIMMYT experts discuss the role scale-appropriate farm machinery can play in addressing them.
Source: PR Newswire (18 May 2020)
CIMMYT contributed to rapid assessment and registration of biological control for fall armyworm.
Source: Dhaka Tribune (22 Apr 2020)
CGIAR centers recommended Bangladesh to ensure transportation of food and the flow of crucial inputs to farmers through market systems.