Ethiopian machines for Ethiopian farmers
Locally produced seed cleaners are making a big difference in Ethiopia and inspiring innovation in Benin.
Ethiopia’s Experience of Wheat Production Exemplary to African Countries: CIMMYT
Source: Ethiopian News Agency (21 Feb 2023)
The partnership between CIMMYT and Ethiopia is improving wheat productivity through improved germplasm and access to mechanization.
Mini-tillers bolster Nepal maize farmers’ food supplies and profits, new study shows
Farm mechanization contributes to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals of No Poverty (SDG-1) and Zero Hunger (SDG-2), with very small farms facing acute labor shortages benefited the most.
Solar powered dryers boost peanut production in Togo
The introduction of new technology has enabled farmers in West Africa to improve the quality and minimize losses of a national staple.
Mahesh Kumar Gathala
Farmers in Zimbabwe embrace agroecology
In the Mbire and Murehwa districts of Zimbabwe, smallholder farmers are being introduced to agroecology interventions as part of a CGIAR Initiative.
For women in Ivory Coast, processing cassava no longer has to be a grind
Mechanical grinders and presses are transforming cassava production in Ivory Coast and empowering women.
Smallholder farmers embrace climate-smart seed and mechanization fairs
Around one thousand farmers flocked to a recent two-day climate-smart seed and mechanization fair in Zimbabwe’s Masvingo district, signaling strong interest in these two climate adaptation strategies.
Two-wheel tractors transform smallholder farming communities in Masvingo
Financially-accessible mechanization options are reducing labor and providing further job opportunities for smallholders in Zimbabwe.