Science, technology and farmers, the three pillars of CIMMYT at COP26
At global climate summit, CIMMYT scientists share adaptation and mitigation solutions for farmers, and call for increased funding for agricultural research.
Padam Prasad Paudel
Abel Saldivia Tejeda
Jannatul Ferdous Asha
Anil Harchand Pimpale
Vimbayi Grace Petrova Chimonyo
Jessica Jazmín González Regalado
CIMMYT becomes partner of choice in PepsiCo and Grupo Trimex’s sustainability strategy
The food and beverage company will source wheat produced sustainably from a milling company that buys grain from farmers in the Bajío region of Mexico who will participate in CIMMYT’s research and capacity building networks.
Md. Zakaria Hasan
La Agricultura de Conservación, una oportunidad para afrontar los retos presentes y futuros de la agricultura
Source: Agroinformación (22 Jun 2021)
At the 8th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture, Martin Kropff argued that “agriculture cannot take a toll on the environment”, praising conservation agriculture for its contribution to building resilience to drought.
How biodiversity conservation can help manage future pandemics — for plants and for humans
Source: The Counter (21 May 2021)
Dave Hodson discusses why conservation may be the key to our survival.
New project to recharge aquifers and cut water use in agriculture by 30 percent
Over 700,000 people will benefit from the Aguas Firmes project, which will facilitate the adoption of sustainable intensification practices on more than 4,000 hectares, through a partnership with Grupo Modelo and GIZ.
On-farm nitrogen management practices have global reverberations
A new meta-study confirms that nitrous oxide emissions can be reduced by boosting nitrogen productivity, crop yield and use of “4Rs.”
An aspiration for entrepreneurship
CSISA initiatives support smallholder farmers in India to become successful entrepreneurs.