Shamim Ara Begum
Rudriksha Rai Parajuli
Essential actions to mitigate the food crisis, stabilize supply and transition to greater agrifood system resilience
Experts propose short-, medium- and long-term practical actions to respond to the looming global food crisis catalyzed by the Russia-Ukraine war.
Tesfaye Shiferaw Sida
Jannatul Ferdous Asha
Building resilient and sustainable irrigation for food security in Nepal
A new initiative will monitor groundwater and will provide a framework for sustainable irrigation practices.
Reduced cropping intensity in India
Source: Rural 21 (1 Apr 2021)
Providing canal irrigation as a substitute irrigation source will likely not be enough to maintain current production levels.
Global malnutrition: Why cereal grains could provide an answer
Source: The Conversation (15 Mar 2021)
By changing the way cereals are produced, processed and consumed, it’s possible to harness their benefits to improve diets around the world.
Groundwater depletion in India could reduce winter cropped acreage significantly in years ahead
Switch to irrigation canals will not fully compensate for the expected loss of groundwater in Indian agriculture, new study concludes.
Digital groundwater monitoring
New pilot in Nepal kicks off with a multi-stakeholder dialogue.
A catastrophe avoided
Unprecedented adoption of agricultural technologies wards off negative impacts of COVID-19 in northwestern India.
Against the grain: New paper reveals the overlooked health benefits of maize and wheat
Cereals offer greater health and nutrition benefits than commonly acknowledged, despite often being considered ‘nutrient-poor’, say scientists.
Breaking Ground: Jordan Chamberlin avidly explores the changing landscapes of Africa
CIMMYT spatial economist studies how economic behavior varies across diverse geographical contexts, how smallholder farming systems in sub-Saharan Africa are evolving, and the need to revisit agricultural resources and policies accordingly.