Orange-fleshed sweetpotato is key to positive change in Ethiopia

Umer Yusuf is an energetic farmer living in Bishan Babilie in Ethiopia. Like many farmers in his area, Yusuf is challenged to produce enough healthy food on his farm to keep his wife and nine children food secure and properly nourished. In the field, pests, weeds...

MENAdrought: Tackling drought in Jordan, Lebanon and Morocco 

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has been plagued with a water deficit for centuries, and is recognized as the driest region in the world. Despite a high water variability among countries in the region, with some receiving more rainfall and others better...

DROUGHT-PROOFING BUNDELKHAND: Reviving rainwater harvesting traditions

ICRISAT has developed an innovative landscape management approach of rainwater harvesting through a large-scale field bunding (~2,800 ha) along with masonry structures with about 3.0 million cubic meter (MCM) storage capacity which has been crucial in helping farmers...