The Scaling Up community of practice discusses challenges and opportunities for an improved “new normal” for agriculture, research and development.
Experts share their insights on the link between biodiversity loss and emerging infectious diseases.
Stakeholders work together to strengthen systems for detecting, mitigating and managing the invasion of the destructive pest.
CIMMYT and partners revise Nepal’s seed science and technology curriculum, so university graduates are better equipped to join the industry’s work force.
Small-scale agricultural mechanization service provision model supports women’s empowerment in the Ethiopian agriculture sector.
Web app helps extension agents and farmers monitor the spread of fall armyworm.
New blog published by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs argues that balancing food security, rural livelihoods, water for agriculture and air quality need not be a zero-sum game.
Women in Malawi are inspiring the next generation of smallholder farmers to adopt climate-smart technologies.
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.
For the first time widespread monitoring examines how farmers are coping with climate stresses.
Global climate frameworks miss the “big picture” on food, say scientists.
Source: Thomson Reuters (18 Feb 2020)
Schemes may fall short of ambitions by dealing separately with food production, supply and consumption.
How can we feed more people while protecting nature and biodiversity?
Women in West Bengal form farmer groups and cooperatives drawing on sustainable agricultural practices from CIMMYT’s SRFSI project.
Source: Real Wire (11 Feb 2020)
Mexican farmers in Yaqui Valley use smartphone app with satellite data to make decisions about irrigation and crop management.