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Agricultural biodiversity key to future crop improvement

November 25, 2016

Conserving and using agricultural biodiversity to create better crops can help meet several sustainable development goals and stave off further species extinctions.

Launch of new geo-informatics tool

June 15, 2016

CIMMYT has launched the beta version of a geo-informatics technology that will help scientists forecast crop yields and identify other benefits to farmers.

Local innovations help meet farmers’ needs in Bihar

June 2, 2015

During a pilot program with members of the Kisan Sakhi Group in Muzzafarpur, Bihar nearly 350 women farmers were trained on operating the Diesel Engine Powered Open Drum Thresher. In this picture, Sur …

CSISA mechanization meets farmers’ needs in Bihar, India

June 1, 2015

The Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) is working to ensure that farmers of all incomes, including smallholder farmers in Bihar State, have access to differently priced and scale-appropr …

Well-positioned for next phase, CSISA India plans for monsoon cropping season

June 1, 2015

As Phase II of the Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) draws to a close in India, it is well positioned for a Phase III, according to Andrew McDonald, CIMMYT Cropping Systems Agronomist a …