Innovations for development
Source: Dawn (25 Jun 2023)
The wheat simulation models have been widely used to study diverse cropping systems, as growing conditions and the impact of climate change on wheat vary across the globe. Simulations for South Asian countries suggested a different magnitude of climate change impacts, particularly due to warmer temperatures.
The delivery of row seeders from India to Benin demonstrates a new path to sustainable South-South business relationships.
Locally produced seed cleaners are making a big difference in Ethiopia and inspiring innovation in Benin.
The introduction of new technology has enabled farmers in West Africa to improve the quality and minimize losses of a national staple.
New research estimates impact of farmer adaptation to climate change on maize, wheat, rice, sorghum and soybean.
New website offers one stop shop for scaling agricultural innovations.
In the Mbire and Murehwa districts of Zimbabwe, smallholder farmers are being introduced to agroecology interventions as part of a CGIAR Initiative.
Mechanical grinders and presses are transforming cassava production in Ivory Coast and empowering women.
Around one thousand farmers flocked to a recent two-day climate-smart seed and mechanization fair in Zimbabwe’s Masvingo district, signaling strong interest in these two climate adaptation strategies.
CIMMYT is partnering with GIZ in Zambia to clear hurdles for smallholder farmers to produce fodder at a commercial level.
Financially-accessible mechanization options are reducing labor and providing further job opportunities for smallholders in Zimbabwe.
The Scaling Scan is facilitating access to sustainability and growth around the world and across diverse industries.
CIMMYT and its partners are helping farmers branch out into business to improve crop yield and create job opportunities in their communities.
Connect rural areas with digital innovations to unlock climate resilience for hundreds of millions of farmersInnovations
Jawoo Koo, IFPRI, and Andrea Gardeazabal, CIMMYT, explain how smallholders in Africa, Asia and Latin America will benefit from the CGIAR Initiative for Digital Innovation.