conservation agriculture

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New research shows that a portfolio of crop management practices can boost productivity while minimizing harm to the environment.

Publications

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New manual supports informed choices for climate resilience in Zimbabwe.

Features

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Seed fair in Masvingo, Zimbabwe — the first of its kind — increases smallholder access to stress tolerant varieties and knowledge on climate-smart technologies.

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Features

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A growing number of smallholders in southern Zimbabwe adopt provitamin-A maize after collective learning and knowledge transfer initiative.

Features

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Mother-trial farmers in Zimbabwe’s Mwenezi district share their experiences, lessons and successes in adopting climate-resilient practices.

Explainers

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Farming method can boost yields, increase farmers’ profits and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Features

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Systems agronomist transforms farmers’ livelihoods through improved crop performance and soil health, promoting sustainable techniques that mitigate climate change effects.

Podcasts

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Sustainable farming method can increase resilience to climate change, protect biodiversity and sustainably use natural resources.

In the media

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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.

Press releases

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New project will research and promote the adoption of sustainable farming method and practices.

Videos

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New online training takes farmers and service providers though a visual journey on the use of conservation agriculture-based sustainable intensification methods.

Publications

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Trial results highlight the long-term benefits of conservation agriculture-based weed management.

Publications

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A new policy brief provides a roadmap for accelerating the adoption of conservation agriculture in Eastern India.

Features

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7 ways to make small-scale mechanization work for African farmers.