conservation agriculture

Nutrition, health and food security
News

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

Agricultural Development Officer
Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
News

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

Cropping Systems Simulation Modeler
Blogs

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

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

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

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

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

Mechanization Specialist
Innovations
Publications

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

Innovations
Videos

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

Agricultural Innovation Scientist
Innovations
In the media

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

Research Platforms Coordinator
Nutrition, health and food security
News

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.