Sustainable intensification

Innovation and technology
News

New leaflet highlights digital innovations for Africa as researchers share insights at the African Green Revolution Forum 2019.

Food security
Features

Halfway into Nepal’s 12-year plan to boost seed systems, partners review progress and plan the best way to meet targets.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Dhaka Tribune (17 Aug 2019)

USAID-funded CIMMYT and iDE project helped young mechanic develop the market for his locally-manufactured machines.

Climate change
News

After Afghanistan, Nepal, and Pakistan, the Regional Drought Monitoring and Outlook System extends its coverage to Bangladesh.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

The average farmer who uses the Happy Seeder can generate up to 20% more profits than those who burn their fields, according to a new study published in Science.

Climate change
News

Published in Science, the article provides evidence for national policies that block stubble burning and promote no-till mechanization to manage crop residues.

Climate change
News

People across the country planted more than 350 million trees in a day to fight deforestation and climate change.

Climate change
News

M.L. Jat received the Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award for outstanding and impact-oriented research contributions in natural resource management and agricultural engineering.

Innovation and technology
News

The small hand-operated device, which ensures the even distribution of fertilizer, could support food production, nutrition, and even the incorporation of women to farming.

Innovation and technology
Features

The Nepal Seed and Fertilizer (NSAF) project is expanding its support to include finance, working with commercial banks to develop and expand access to innovative financial products for seed companies.

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: The Telegraph (15 Jul 2019)

CIMMYT study reveals water conservation policies by the regional governments of Haryana and Punjab aggravate air pollution.

Innovation and technology
Features

In Bangladesh, a newly available device takes the hassle out of starting the engine of two-wheel tractors, particularly for women entrepreneurs.

Climate change
News

A transformation is urgently needed in the world’s food system to make it more resilient to climate change and to reduce its emissions, explains the Executive Director of the CGIAR System Organization in an op-ed.

Assistant Research Associate