Study shows service provider models in Africa, Latin America and South Asia increase smallholder access to agricultural machinery, but can remain dependent on projects to tackle major bottlenecks for scaling.
Farmers are increasingly adopting conservation agriculture practices. This sustainable farming method is based on three principles: crop diversification, minimal soil movement and permanent soil cover.
Source: El Universal (12 Jan 2020)
Research shows that conservation agriculture under irrigation conditions increases yields and soil organic carbon, even in poor quality soil.
Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.
The effect of factors limiting production differs across regions, researchers observe.
Mexico’s agriculture secretary calls for an integrated approach to reach the Sustainable Development Goals
Villalobos highlights the importance of improving food systems and agriculture to fight violence and forced migration.
Using existing sources of information, quantifying soil organic carbon would be a first step to increasing it, a crucial way to support climate change mitigation and agricultural resilience.
UN-sponsored report acknowledges CIMMYT’s use of data and technologies to promote sustainable farming in Latin America
CIMMYT’s work featured on the Counting on the World to Act report, produced by SDSN and TReNDS.
CABI’s CEO Trevor Nicholls and CIMMYT’s Director General Martin Kropff analyze the challenges and opportunities for family farmers in the next decade.
This distinction acknowledges work that has had great international impact in the sciences and other fields.
CIMMYT’s five agricultural research stations in Mexico are instrumental for researchers’ work to develop innovative crops and sustainable farming systems worldwide.
Harnessing the power of partnerships and innovation.
A group from Chiapas gets frameworks and tools to make innovations sustainable.
Transition to sustainable farming using concepts from ancestral food production systems leads to healthier soils and diets in Mexico.
As part of the efforts of the Sustainable Modernization of Traditional Agriculture program aimed at improving food security based on maize landraces in marginal areas of the state of Oaxaca, Mexico