Australia’s High Commissioner visits Borlaug Institute for South Asia to witness sustainable intensification of agriculture
Barry O’Farrell highlighted strong collaboration of CIMMYT and BISA with Australian research institutes.
New publications: Scientists find genomic regions associated with better quality stover traits in maize for animal feed
The results of this study will allow breeders to optimize dual purpose maize varieties to sustainably feed people and their livestock.
The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award is the highest honor conferred by the Government of India to non-resident Indians.
Digital nutrient management tool reduces emissions, improves crop yields and boosts farmers’ profits
New research shows that the Nutrient Expert decision tool is better for farmers’ fields, extension services and the environment.
Eminent members of Indian diaspora honoured with the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award at PBD Convention
Source: Connected to India (11 Jan 2021)
Ravi Singh, Head of Global Wheat Improvement at CIMMYT, received the prestigious award for his invaluable contributions to wheat research and the development and training of scientists.
CSISA initiatives support smallholder farmers in India to become successful entrepreneurs.
CIMMYT system economist explores ways to streamline smallholder farming systems through mechanization, gender equity and conservation agriculture.
New research shows that a portfolio of crop management practices can boost productivity while minimizing harm to the environment.
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.
New research establishes three new definitions for targeting wheat varieties in India and validates effectiveness of testing in Obregon, Mexico.
New compendium analyzes existing pilot initiatives across different agro-climatic zones in India.
First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.
Unprecedented adoption of agricultural technologies wards off negative impacts of COVID-19 in northwestern India.
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.
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.