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Scientists set new regional climate services agenda
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 ...
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 ...
Easy to use methods to improve mungbean production in Bangladesh
(CSISA; CIMMYT, 2016)
Mungbean (Vigna radiata) is one of Bangladesh’s most important pulses. Many places in Bangladesh are suitable for mungbean, which grows well under clear sunshine and low humidity conditions. Cloudy weather, continuous or ...
What Contribution Can Surface Water Irrigation Make to Sustainable Crop Intensification in Bangladesh’s Feed the Future Zone?
(CIMMYT; IFPRI; USAID; IRRI, 2016)
Global food requirements are projected to increase until 2050. In South Asia, averagewheat, maize and rice yields have however increased by only 2.2 percent, 1.4 percent and 1.3 percent, respectively, since the 1960s.1 ...
Mind the Gender Gap in Farmers’ Preferences for Weather-Index Insurance
Weather-related risks are major sources of farm income fluctuations for rural households in low-income countries. To buffer against such risks and to encourage investment in intensified and high-value production, weather-index ...