Platform in Bihar, India uses data to design interventions to help smallholder farmers.
Women in Odisha, India, successfully shoulder responsibility in leading their families through the COVID-19 crisis.
Source: Down to Earth (25 Sep 2020)
Efficient use of fertilizer, adoption of zero-tillage and management of irrigation water can cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Source: India Science Wire (22 Sep 2020)
Approach combines farmers’ knowledge of resilient crops with ‘elite’ varieties identified by scientists.
A new quantitative genetics study makes a strong case for the yield testing strategies CIMMYT uses in its wheat breeding program.
Study shows how the Crop-loss Assessment Monitor could help improve loss assessment and make crop insurance more efficient.
New online training takes farmers and service providers though a visual journey on the use of conservation agriculture-based sustainable intensification methods.
CIMMYT scientist applies genomics in maize breeding to achieve higher genetic gains.
Source: Down to Earth (17 Jul 2020)
Study finds that women in India adopt specific strategies to further their interests in the context of wheat-based livelihoods.
Source: Down to Earth (15 Jul 2020)
While an estimated 10 percent of India’s 44 million ha of rice is cultivated through direct seeding, the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to an increase in this practice.
Source: World Grain (15 Jul 2020)
CIMMYT scientists perform large genome-wide association study in India, Kenya and Mexico to understand yellow rust resistance in wheat.
A new policy brief provides a roadmap for accelerating the adoption of conservation agriculture in Eastern India.
Interest in farm machinery and crop diversification spike as farmers respond to COVID-19 labor shortages.