conservation agriculture

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

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

Agricultural Development Officer
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FACASI project explored ways to address access to appropriate mechanization solutions.

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

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

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

Associate Program Director for Sustainable Agrifood systems, Latin America
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Researchers suggest agro-ecological approaches be promoted as a core component of integrated pest management programs.

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

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Source: Daily Trust (23 May 2019)

CIMMYT researchers report a sub-surface drip fertigation system combined with conservation agriculture uses less water to produce the same wheat and rice yields.

Assistant Research Associate

Associate Scientist - Cropping Systems Agronomist
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After eight years of project learning, reflections on what conservation agriculture means for African smallholder farmers, the dialogue between scientists and policy makers, and next steps.

Senior Scientist | Agricultural System Modelor