Source: Face2News (3 Sep 2022)
Opportunities for crop diversification and improved water usage are key topics between Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and CIMMYT Director General Bram Govaerts at a recent meeting in India.
Farming system harnesses the power of biology to rebuild soil organic matter, diversify crop systems, and improve water retention and nutrient uptake.
A new initiative will monitor groundwater and will provide a framework for sustainable irrigation practices.
Over 700,000 people will benefit from the Aguas Firmes project, which will facilitate the adoption of sustainable intensification practices on more than 4,000 hectares, through a partnership with Grupo Modelo and GIZ.
Presentations, abstracts and posters of major conference about agricultural production in water-limited environments are available for free.
The COMPASS smartphone phone app uses data from farmers and from satellites to provide precise crop management advice.
Researchers analyze irrigation service providers to understand how different business models and pump types affect pricing and water conservation.
A study demonstrates how rice and wheat can be grown using 40 percent less water.
New study: India could cut nearly 18% of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions through cost-saving farming practicesClimate adaptation and mitigation
Study identifies hotspots for biggest impact, suggests government incentives for widespread adoption