CIMMYT’s MasAgro project acknowledged for promoting sustainable agriculture in new report by The Economist Intelligence Unit.
Source: El Universal (16 Oct 2020)
CIMMYT and Kellogg partnership seeks to increase the productivity of land and efficient use of available natural resources while mitigating the effects of climate change.
We need to make sure our food systems grow a variety of food to nourish a growing population and sustain the planet.
Farming method can boost yields, increase farmers’ profits and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Sustainable farming method can increase resilience to climate change, protect biodiversity and sustainably use natural resources.
New publications: Optimum nitrogen fertilizer rates for rice and wheat in the Indo-Gangetic Plains of India
The results of the study will allow farmers to get the best crop yields while saving money and reducing harmful nitrous oxide emissions.
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.
At international conference, plant nutrition experts highlight the important role of sustainability.
People across the country planted more than 350 million trees in a day to fight deforestation and climate change.
CIMMYT was invited to discuss the findings of the EAT-Lancet Commission report and its implications for Mexico.
Unsustainable farming practices like monocropping are impacting soil health and reducing the productivity of farms.
Government officials, researchers and experts developed a list of recommendations going forward.