Erick Ortiz Hernández
Conservation agriculture feeds people and protects the environment
Initiative in Zimbabwe pursues holistic and multi-faceted approach to support climate resilience and increase yields.
Conservation agriculture key to better income, environment protection: Study
Source: The Hindu Business Line (17 Apr 2020)
New study in India reports conservation agriculture increases crop yield and income, reduces the use of natural resources, and offers climate benefits.
Conservation agriculture key in meeting UN Sustainable Development Goals
New analysis shows benefits of conservation agriculture to crop performance, water efficiency and climate action in South Asia.
Georgina Mena López
New year, new beginnings
Women in West Bengal form farmer groups and cooperatives drawing on sustainable agricultural practices from CIMMYT’s SRFSI project.
What is conservation agriculture?
Farmers are increasingly adopting conservation agriculture practices. This sustainable farming method is based on three principles: crop diversification, minimal soil movement and permanent soil cover.
Working in a method to harness the soil
Source: El Universal (12 Jan 2020)
Research shows that conservation agriculture under irrigation conditions increases yields and soil organic carbon, even in poor quality soil.
Malawi farmers nurture soil grow incomes with conservation agriculture
Source: IPP Media (14 Dec 2019)
CIMMYT introduced farmers Kassim Massi and Joyce Makawa to conservation agriculture.
A switch to success
West Bengal farmer Halima Bibi recognized for success in maize production.
Nurture soil as our food and climate insurance
Soil conservation means food security for farmers in Malawi.