conservation agriculture

Press releases

A new meta-study confirms that nitrous oxide emissions can be reduced by boosting nitrogen productivity, crop yield and use of “4Rs.”

News

CSISA initiatives support smallholder farmers in India to become successful entrepreneurs.

Features

CIMMYT system economist explores ways to streamline smallholder farming systems through mechanization, gender equity and conservation agriculture.

News

New research shows that a portfolio of crop management practices can boost productivity while minimizing harm to the environment.

Publications

New manual supports informed choices for climate resilience in Zimbabwe.

Features

Seed fair in Masvingo, Zimbabwe — the first of its kind — increases smallholder access to stress tolerant varieties and knowledge on climate-smart technologies.

Socioeconomist
Features

A growing number of smallholders in southern Zimbabwe adopt provitamin-A maize after collective learning and knowledge transfer initiative.

Features

Mother-trial farmers in Zimbabwe’s Mwenezi district share their experiences, lessons and successes in adopting climate-resilient practices.

Food security
Explainers

Farming method can boost yields, increase farmers’ profits and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Climate change
Features

Systems agronomist transforms farmers’ livelihoods through improved crop performance and soil health, promoting sustainable techniques that mitigate climate change effects.

Climate change
Podcasts

Sustainable farming method can increase resilience to climate change, protect biodiversity and sustainably use natural resources.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Down to Earth (25 Sep 2020)

Efficient use of fertilizer, adoption of zero-tillage and management of irrigation water can cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Food security
Press releases

New project will research and promote the adoption of sustainable farming method and practices.