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By: José F. Andrade, Juan I. Rattalino Edreira, Andrew Farrow, Marloes P. van Loon, Peter Q. Craufurd, Jairos Rurinda, Shamie Zingore, Jordan Chamberlin, Lieven Claessens, Julius Adewopo, Martin K. van Ittersum, Kenneth G. Cassman, Patricio Grassini

Traditional agricultural research and extension relies on replicated field experiments, on-farm trials, and demonstration plots to evaluate and adapt agronomic technologies that aim to increase productivity, reduce risk, and protect the environment for a given biophysical and socio-economic conte

By: Andrieu Nadine, Howland Fanny, Acosta-Alba Ivonne, Le Coq Jean-François, Osorio-Garcia Ana Milena, Martinez-Baron Deissy, Gamba-Trimiño Catherine, Loboguerrero Ana Maria, Chia Eduardo

The literature is increasing on how to prioritize climate-smart options with stakeholders but relatively few examples exist on how to co-design climate-smart farming systems with them, in particular with smallholder farmers.

By: Justin Allen, Bjoern Ole Sander

Rice is a staple for half the world’s population, thus its impact on land and water use is immense. Standard production practices using continuous flooding (CF) are resource intensive and contribute significant global methane emissions.

By: Bobbi Gray, Lee Babcock, Leo Tobias, Mona McCord, Ana Herrera, Cecil Osei, Ramiro Cadavid

More than 500 million smallholder farms worldwide play a significant role in food production and the genetic diversity of the food supply.

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO

Innovation is the process whereby individuals or organizations bring new or existing products, processes or ways of organization into use for the first time in a specific context.

By: Simone de Miranda Rodrigues, Oriel Filgueira de Lemos

Pepper tree agriculture in Brazil plays an important role in the national agribusiness, mainly in the States of Pará and Espírito Santo, the largest producers and exporters of black pepper.