India

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News

New research shows that the Nutrient Expert decision tool is better for farmers’ fields, extension services and the environment.

News

CSISA initiatives support smallholder farmers in India to become successful entrepreneurs.

Features

CIMMYT system economist explores ways to streamline smallholder farming systems through mechanization, gender equity and conservation agriculture.

News

New research shows that a portfolio of crop management practices can boost productivity while minimizing harm to the environment.

News

Authors conclude that no-till, no-burn practices can cut severe pollution in northern India and that they merit strong policy support, including enforcement of bans on burning straw.

News

New research establishes three new definitions for targeting wheat varieties in India and validates effectiveness of testing in Obregon, Mexico.

News

New compendium analyzes existing pilot initiatives across different agro-climatic zones in India.

Blogs

First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.

Features

Unprecedented adoption of agricultural technologies wards off negative impacts of COVID-19 in northwestern India.

In the media

Source: Financial Express (30 Oct 2020)

Setting benchmarks for carbon sequestered or abated through farming and roping in companies to commercialize carbon credits can help agricultural income grow.

In the media

Source: Times of India (23 Oct 2020)

It’s that time of the year when pollution levels start increasing, but two factors may help north India avoid the ‘airpocalypse’ this time.

News

Platform in Bihar, India uses data to design interventions to help smallholder farmers.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Women in Odisha, India, successfully shoulder responsibility in leading their families through the COVID-19 crisis.

Climate change
In the media

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.