India

Food security
News

New blog published by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs argues that balancing food security, rural livelihoods, water for agriculture and air quality need not be a zero-sum game.

Gender and social inclusion
Blogs

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

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: Outlook India (25 Feb 2020)

Harvest Plus supports cross-sector alliances to advance biofortified crops in India.

Capacity development
News

Women in West Bengal form farmer groups and cooperatives drawing on sustainable agricultural practices from CIMMYT’s SRFSI project.

Food security
In the media

Source: Times of India (31 Jan 2020)

New seed will withstand drought conditions and natural calamities.

Climate change
Publications

The results of the study will allow farmers to get the best crop yields while saving money and reducing harmful nitrous oxide emissions.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

CIMMYT researcher explores the ways in which gender norms influence agricultural innovation around the world.

Food security
Publications

CSISA publishes policy and research note on how to develop balanced nutrient management innovations in the region.

Innovation and technology
News

International symposium in New Delhi serves to discuss new technologies and management approaches.

Gender and social inclusion
News

West Bengal farmer Halima Bibi recognized for success in maize production.

Food security
News

Smallholders in India’s Karnataka state get higher yields from drought- and heat-tolerant maize.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Down to Earth (13 Nov 2019)

The state of Haryana has supplied machines like the Happy Seeder to farmers, who saw costs drop and yields increase this year.

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: Deustche Welle (8 Nov 2019)

CIMMYT scientist M.L. Jat argues that India now needs to undergo a second, “evergreen” revolution, driven by technology such as the happy seeder.

Health and nutrition
Features

CIMMYT wheat breeder supports smallholder farmers without access to a diversified diet by improving nutritional quality in wheat.

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: Times of India (21 Oct 2019)

CIMMYT Principal Scientist M.L. Jat notes high number of happy seeders in Haryana and Punjab.