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.
Inclusive seed business model empowers women from marginalized communities in Nepal.
Women in rural Nepal prosper from training program on soil fertility management practices.
A new quantitative genetics study makes a strong case for the yield testing strategies CIMMYT uses in its wheat breeding program.
New online training takes farmers and service providers though a visual journey on the use of conservation agriculture-based sustainable intensification methods.
“Better, faster, equitable, sustainable” – wheat research community partners join to kick off new breeding project
Collaboration, partnership and mutual learning with national partners key focus of new project to accelerate breeding and delivery of improved wheat varieties.
CSISA project suggests pathways to remove barriers inhibiting full use of groundwater irrigation infrastructure in Nepal’s Terai region.