conservation agriculture

Climate change
Features

Soil conservation means food security for farmers in Malawi.

Climate change
Infographics

A new series of infographics outlines the challenges that must be addressed in order to scale adoption of climate-smart agriculture practices in southern Africa.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Long-term research on climate-smart agriculture in Malawi has improved the productivity, resilience and prospects of Mary Twaya, a single mother of three.

Climate change
Features

A recent study from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) shows that conservation agriculture and other climate-smart technologies are increasing yields and farmer resilience amidst drought episodes in southern Africa.

Capacity development
News

This distinction acknowledges work that has had great international impact in the sciences and other fields.

Food security
News

Rising populations will squeeze food systems worldwide. Science and partnerships can help.

Assistant Research Associate
Gender and social inclusion
News

FACASI project explored ways to address access to appropriate mechanization solutions.

Cropping Systems Simulation Modeler
Health and nutrition
Blogs

Transition to sustainable farming using concepts from ancestral food production systems leads to healthier soils and diets in Mexico.

Food security
Features

How green manure and conservation agriculture are transforming the lives of farmers in eastern Zimbabwe.

Climate change
Features

Agriculture leaders of eastern and southern Africa encourage wider adoption of conservation agriculture for the benefit of farmers, consumers and the environment.

Innovation and technology
Publications

Researchers suggest agro-ecological approaches be promoted as a core component of integrated pest management programs.

Innovation and technology
Videos

In the state of West Bengal, India, farmers and entrepreneurs are finding success with the help of climate-smart conservation agriculture practices.