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Conservation agriculture key in meeting UN Sustainable Development Goals

by Allison Doody, CIMMYT

An international team of scientists has provided a sweeping new analysis of the benefits of conservation agriculture for crop performance, water use efficiency, farmers’ incomes and climate action across a variety of cropping systems and environments in South Asia.

The analysis, published today in Nature Sustainability, was made possible by the collaboration of experts from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Indian Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR), University of California, Davis, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), and Cornell University.

Read the full article at the CIMMYT website.