policy

Press releases

Switch to irrigation canals will not fully compensate for the expected loss of groundwater in Indian agriculture, new study concludes.

News

Authors conclude that no-till, no-burn practices can cut severe pollution in northern India and that they merit strong policy support, including enforcement of bans on burning straw.

Publications

Study quantifies the economic losses from Bangladesh’s COVID-19 lockdowns and outlines policy implications for the country.

Health and nutrition
Press releases

Cereals offer greater health and nutrition benefits than commonly acknowledged, despite often being considered ‘nutrient-poor’, say scientists.

Innovation and technology
Features

CIMMYT spatial economist studies how economic behavior varies across diverse geographical contexts, how smallholder farming systems in sub-Saharan Africa are evolving, and the need to revisit agricultural resources and policies accordingly.

Innovation and technology
News

New paper outlines potential uses of genetic engineering technologies to address problems that affect resource-poor farmers and consumers.