fertilizers

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

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.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Case studies from Ethiopia and Rwanda show adaptable fertilizer rates may help tree-based smallholder farmers, thus providing them with options to cope with COVID-19-imposed fertilizer shortages.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Researchers in Ethiopia show that well-targeted fertilizer recommendations improve fertilizer usage and productivity of maize production.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

A survey conducted by CIMMYT researchers collected insights from over 200 key value-chain market actors.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Publications

The results of the study will allow farmers to get the best crop yields while saving money and reducing harmful nitrous oxide emissions.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

At international conference, plant nutrition experts highlight the important role of sustainability.

Innovations
News

Scientists use spatial price prediction models to estimate local prices that might be more relevant than the national average.

Nutrition, health and food security
Publications

CSISA publishes policy and research note on how to develop balanced nutrient management innovations in the region.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.

Innovations
Press releases

Researchers argue data from small satellites can help target agricultural interventions to locations where impact will be greatest.

In the media

Source: Online Khabar (24 Jul 2019)

Soil scientist David Guerena, who works for the Nepal Seed and Fertiliser Project run by CIMMYT, advocates for zinc-enriched fertilizers in Nepal.

Innovations
News

The small hand-operated device, which ensures the even distribution of fertilizer, could support food production, nutrition, and even the incorporation of women to farming.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Briquetted urea and polymer-coated urea more efficient as maize fertilizers than regular urea, researchers in Nepal find.

Innovations
News

A dialogue in New Delhi facilitated discussion on innovations for promoting balanced application of macro and micro nutrient fertilizers in Indian agriculture.