Articles by: Martien van Nieuwkoop

Indian agriculture at a crossroads: Smart solutions towards doubling farmers’ incomes

Indian agriculture at a crossroads: Smart solutions towards doubling farmers’ incomes

A few weeks ago, I felt a sense of déjà vu.  I was at a roundtable on agriculture in Delhi, in the same conference hall where, ten years ago, I participated in the consultations on the Bank’s World Development Report 2008 on Agriculture for Development…

by · Wednesday, 9 May 2018 · India
Climate-smart agriculture is “common-sense agriculture”

Climate-smart agriculture is “common-sense agriculture”

Climate-smart agriculture profiles for Bhutan, Pakistan and Nepal provide an important step forward in creating a sustainable food system in South Asia. Photo: Neil Palmer / CIAT

According to a recent study published in Science Advances, climate c…

by · Wednesday, 6 December 2017 · Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan