Innovative rice-potato production for smallholder farmers

OBJECTIVES Innovative approaches for sustainable rice-potato-cultivation systems are established at smallholder level. DESCRIPTION This applied research project promotes the use of an innovative potato production in rice-potato systems (“potato production through zero-tillage and rice straw mulching (PZTM”) through participatory and gender-sensitive trainings in India and Bangladesh. Agronomic, climate-relevant and gender-disaggregated socioeconomic impacts...

Digital cold chain assistant for smallholder farmers

OBJECTIVES The measure aims to adapt and test a climate-sensitive digital cold chain assistant improve access to and use of climate-friendly cooling systems develop gender-sensible business models to increase the income of smallholder farmers and local SMEs reduce post-harvest losses In figures: 15 % more income for producers 10 % more turnover of SMEs 50 % less CO2...

Agripath – Sustainable agriculture through effective and efficient digital pathways

OBJECTIVES Improving access to and scaling digital agricultural extension services Enhancing capacities of stakeholders for the uptake and adoption of digital agricultural extension services DESCRIPTION The project “AgriPath – Empowering smallholder farmers’ transition to sustainable agriculture through effective and efficient digital pathways” aims to bring sustainable agriculture to scale. By providing farmers and...

Fund for Innovation in Agriculture (i4Ag)

Mulching of potato with rice straw. Copyright: Jürgen Kroschel (GIZ) Planting of potato after rice harvest without tillage in Assam, India. Thereafter, potato seed will be covered with rice straw. Copyright: Ali Shahid (International Potato Center) ...

Sustainability and Value Added in Agricultural Supply Chains

Two cotton farmers using the AI-based Pest Management App based by Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence. Copyright: © Welspun Foundation For Health And Knowledge. Project farmer Mr. Bhanudas Sarjerao Moharle from Ajgaon village in Wardha district...

Fund to promote innovation in agriculture

Water circulation systems at a shrimp farm in Cu Lao Dung district, Soc Trang, Vietnam Copyright: Ngo Tien, Chuong GIZ VN Mangroves in Vinh Hau commune, Bac Lieu, Vietnam Copyright: Ngo Tien, Chuong GIZ VN ...