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Mechanization for smallholder farmers: fact sheet
With our extensive network of public and private sector partners, CIMMYT: Identifies, develops, tests and improves implements such as zero till planters and axial flow pumps powered by tractors of various sizes. Shares ...
Integrated weed management in rice: training of trainers modules
(CIMMYT; IRRI; CSISA, 2017)
In India, weeds are responsible for about 33% of total yield losses caused by pests, whereas insects and diseases are responsible for 26% and 20%, respectively. Weeds interfere with crops by competing for light, water, ...
Participatory and institutional approaches to agricultural climate services: A south and southeast asia regional technical and learning exchange
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) define climate services as providing “… climate information in a way that assists decision making by individuals and ...
Standard protocol for the evaluation of surface water irrigation pumps in South Asia
This procedural document details how to reliably and accurately measure water discharge flowrates, total dynamic head, fuel consumption, power input parameters, in addition to fuel efficiency-related variables, for the ...
Climate change skepticism and index versus standard crop insurance demand in coastal Bangladesh
(Springer Verlag, 2017)
This paper investigates if climate change skepticism, farmers’ fatalistic beliefs, and insurance plan design influence interest in crop weather insurance. While studies of the influence of fatalism on disaster preparedness ...
Sustainable crop intensification through surface water irrigation in Bangladesh? A geospatial assessment of landscape-scale production potential
Changing dietary preferences and population growth in South Asia have resulted in increasing demand for wheat and maize, along side high and sustained demand for rice. In the highly productive northwestern Indo-Gangetic ...