conservation agriculture

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Initiative in Zimbabwe pursues holistic and multi-faceted approach to support climate resilience and increase yields.

Associate Scientist - Crop Disease Geo-Spatial
Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

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.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Press releases

New analysis shows benefits of conservation agriculture to crop performance, water efficiency and climate action in South Asia.

Communication Outreach Officer
Capacity development
News

Women in West Bengal form farmer groups and cooperatives drawing on sustainable agricultural practices from CIMMYT’s SRFSI project.

Business Development Manager

Agricultural Mechanization Expert
Climate adaptation and mitigation
Explainers

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.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

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.

Systems Agronomist
Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: IPP Media (14 Dec 2019)

CIMMYT introduced farmers Kassim Massi and Joyce Makawa to conservation agriculture.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
News

West Bengal farmer Halima Bibi recognized for success in maize production.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Soil conservation means food security for farmers in Malawi.