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.
Mechanization is about finding solutions for farmers in rural communities.
New research recommends targeted assistance and engagement with small farmers in rural Guatemala to improve livelihoods and reduce migration pressures.
New publications: Optimum nitrogen fertilizer rates for rice and wheat in the Indo-Gangetic Plains of India
The results of the study will allow farmers to get the best crop yields while saving money and reducing harmful nitrous oxide emissions.
The initiative increases agricultural productivity and enhances food security in Ethiopia.
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.
At international conference, plant nutrition experts highlight the important role of sustainability.
Public and private partners join forces to mitigate voracious pest.