Crop variety guide for farmers
New manual supports informed choices for climate resilience in Zimbabwe.
An instant seed market
Seed fair in Masvingo, Zimbabwe — the first of its kind — increases smallholder access to stress tolerant varieties and knowledge on climate-smart technologies.
Gokul P. Paudel
Farmers flock towards nutritious, orange maize
A growing number of smallholders in southern Zimbabwe adopt provitamin-A maize after collective learning and knowledge transfer initiative.
Reflections on resilience
Mother-trial farmers in Zimbabwe’s Mwenezi district share their experiences, lessons and successes in adopting climate-resilient practices.
What is sustainable intensification?
Farming method can boost yields, increase farmers’ profits and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Breaking Ground: Isaiah Nyagumbo advances climate-smart technologies to improve smallholder farming systems
Systems agronomist transforms farmers’ livelihoods through improved crop performance and soil health, promoting sustainable techniques that mitigate climate change effects.
Cobs & Spikes podcast: What is conservation agriculture?
Sustainable farming method can increase resilience to climate change, protect biodiversity and sustainably use natural resources.
Climate change and agriculture: Way ahead for low-emission growth
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.
CIMMYT and IITA collaborate to increase adoption of conservation agriculture in southern Africa
New project will research and promote the adoption of sustainable farming method and practices.
How do I become a zero-till farmer?
New online training takes farmers and service providers though a visual journey on the use of conservation agriculture-based sustainable intensification methods.
New publications: Rotation, mulch and zero tillage reduce weeds
Trial results highlight the long-term benefits of conservation agriculture-based weed management.
Conservation agriculture for sustainable intensification in Eastern India
A new policy brief provides a roadmap for accelerating the adoption of conservation agriculture in Eastern India.
Small is beautiful
7 ways to make small-scale mechanization work for African farmers.
When mothers learn from babies
The “learning by doing” concept helps farmers in Zimbabwe successfully adopt sustainable agriculture principles.