Adoption of mini-tiller is significantly lower in female-headed households, CIMMYT researchers find.
New project to deliver wheat disease warnings directly to farmers’ phones in Bangladesh and Nepal.
Stakeholders work together to strengthen systems for detecting, mitigating and managing the invasion of the destructive pest.
CIMMYT and partners revise Nepal’s seed science and technology curriculum, so university graduates are better equipped to join the industry’s work force.
Is it up to the village men? Or women, too?
Digital seed information system will connect farmers to information and seed suppliers.
CSISA publishes policy and research note on how to develop balanced nutrient management innovations in the region.
Nepal boosts domestic maize hybrid seed production.
Halfway into Nepal’s 12-year plan to boost seed systems, partners review progress and plan the best way to meet targets.
Source: Online Khabar (24 Jul 2019)
Soil scientist David Guerena, who works for the Nepal Seed and Fertiliser Project run by CIMMYT, advocates for zinc-enriched fertilizers in Nepal.
The small hand-operated device, which ensures the even distribution of fertilizer, could support food production, nutrition, and even the incorporation of women to farming.
The Nepal Seed and Fertilizer (NSAF) project is expanding its support to include finance, working with commercial banks to develop and expand access to innovative financial products for seed companies.