Bangladesh

Food security
In the media

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.

Innovation and technology
Features

As the current pandemic and restrictions create labor constraints, CIMMYT experts discuss the role scale-appropriate farm machinery can play in addressing them.

Food security
In the media

Source: PR Newswire (18 May 2020)

CIMMYT contributed to rapid assessment and registration of biological control for fall armyworm.

Food security
In the media

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.

Innovation and technology
Features

New project to deliver wheat disease warnings directly to farmers’ phones in Bangladesh and Nepal.

Innovation and technology
Features

Web app helps extension agents and farmers monitor the spread of fall armyworm.

Gender and social inclusion
Blogs

Is it up to the village men? Or women, too?

Innovation and technology
Publications

Study shows service provider models in Africa, Latin America and South Asia increase smallholder access to agricultural machinery, but can remain dependent on projects to tackle major bottlenecks for scaling.

Innovation and technology
News

For the first time widespread monitoring examines how farmers are coping with climate stresses.

Health and nutrition
Blogs

How can we feed more people while protecting nature and biodiversity?