A new initiative will monitor groundwater and will provide a framework for sustainable irrigation practices.
Researchers, extension services, partners and policymakers can better support feminization of agriculture processes in the Indo-Gangetic Plains through improved research and recommendations.
National value chain study presents an overview of the country’s maize, wheat and rice harvesting equipment, from manufacturing and imports to farm-level service provision.
Fostering private sector engagement to develop and scale locally-produced hybrids seeds in Nepal.
Postgraduate students visit a hybrid maize seed company as part of drive to enhance partnerships between Nepal’s agricultural universities and the seed industry.
Digital platform provides information that will help increase crop productivity and improve soil health.
CIMMYT market development specialist works to strengthen the seed and fertilizer market systems and value chains in Nepal.
CIMMYT system economist explores ways to streamline smallholder farming systems through mechanization, gender equity and conservation agriculture.
High-zinc and climate-resilient varieties poised to boost production for farmers and nutrition for consumers.
New pilot in Nepal kicks off with a multi-stakeholder dialogue.
Source: The Third Pole (25 Nov 2020)
Once a world leading lentil producer, Nepal is now having to import them as farmers struggle with low productivity and warmer, wetter weather.
First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.
Precision nutrient management helps women farmers in Nepal increase crop yields and household incomes.
Source: The Himalayan Times (6 Nov 2020)
CIMMYT and Nepal’s Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development developed a digitally enabled seed information system so farmers have timely access to quality seed.