Source: The Hindu (1 May 2019)
CIMMYT, USAID, ICRISAT and CGIAR have joined hands to address FAW threat in Asia.
Candidate for FAO leadership Qu Dongyu visits CIMMYT’s headquarters to sign MoU and strengthen collaboration
China’s vice minister of agriculture and rural affairs, Qu Dongyu, visited the global headquarters of CIMMYT.
New insurance products geared towards smallholder farmers can help them recover their losses, and even encourage investment in climate-resilient innovations.
Zhonghu He, CIMMYT distinguished scientists and country liaison office in China, was one of a small number of scientists invited to the recent 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party. He was selected based on his outstanding contributions in wheat research.
India needs to tackle greenhouse gas emissions from its rice and livestock sectors according to a study by CIMMYT and partners.
The first blast resistant wheat variety has been released in Bangladesh.
A new study identifies the key ways to keep up with India’s rising food demand while minimizing greenhouse gas emissions.
Farmers in Pakistan that practice climate change adaptation strategies have higher food security levels and are less likely to live in poverty than those that don’t.
With appropriate funding, maize yields can continue to increase in extreme heat and drought conditions, scientists say.
Small-scale mechanization is becoming more important on farms in Nepal as young people, particularly men, migrate away from rural areas in large numbers.
Xuecai Zhang wants to merge traditional maize breeding methods with new software and other tools to help improve farmers’ yields faster than ever.