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Success stories witnessed in India, Pakistan, and Nepal underscore the transformative potential of this approach, offering a beacon of hope for agricultural communities in South Asia and beyond.

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A workshop brings together scientists to share the latest innovations in conservation agriculture to benefit smallholder farmers and reduce the effects of climate change on food production.

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During the two-week training, jointly conducted by CIMMYT-BISA-ICAR, participants learned about innovative and cutting-edge research in conservation agriculture, visited industry, and interacted with farmers for first-hand impact.

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CIMMYT’s systematic and targeted breeding strategy in South Asia helped develop 20 high yielding and heat-stress tolerant maize hybrids. The ongoing efforts strengthens the livelihood of farm families who are highly vulnerable to climate change in the Asian tropics.

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tag icon Nutrition, health and food security

Source: The Times of India ()

Dr. Ravi Prakash Singh, associated with CIMMYT, is awarded the Padma Shri.

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tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

On the sidelines of the CGIAR Gender Research Conference 2023 in New Delhi, CIMMYT researchers working on gender and social inclusion across the Global South gathered to discuss pathways toward 2030 for making GESI efforts intentional and impactful.

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Source: Foundation for Agrarian Studies ()

Vijesh V. Krishna, Principal Scientist / Lead Economist of CIMMYT visited the Foundation for Agrarian Studies in Bengaluru.

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CIMMYT is leading South Asia’s crop diversification efforts with projects such as TAFSSA and RUPANTAR, focusing on evidence-based policies and robust support to smallholder farmers.

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In 2011, CIMMYT and ICAR committed to agricultural development in South Asia with the creation of BISA. Since then, BISA has increased crop yields, developed hardy wheat varieties and championed environmental health.

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Academia, government and industry each have a role in attracting youth to careers in agriculture in India.

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CSISA-MEA, with support from USAID, organized exposure visits to India for Bangladeshi farmers to encourage environmentally friendly practices and business expansion among ABLE enterprises.

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tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Source: Ukr Agroconsult (1 Nov 2023)

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tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Building on a partnership spanning more than five decades, Indian and CIMMYT wheat scientists, policymakers and farmers forge a transformation path, applying innovations that ensure national food security and resource conservation.

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tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

Generating evidence and contributing to discussions and policy actions for inclusive and impactful agrifood systems, leading researchers from CIMMYT working with various stakeholders—including rural women farmers in Asia and Africa—converge in New Delhi at the 2023 CGIAR GENDER Impact Platform and ICAR Conference.

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As the world faces food insecurity and malnutrition fueled by a changing climate, experts reveal that millets, a valuable nutritious and climate-resilient food source, offer an opportunity to enhance sustainable food production and transform food systems.