Small, inexpensive solar pumps can greatly expand the availability of irrigation, research shows.
The government of India has distributed 100 million cards to help farmers monitor soil health. But many are finding them overly technical and difficult to use.
As the world faces growing stresses on natural resources from climate change, population growth, urbanization, and other forces, researchers must grapple with complex questions about sustainable agriculture.
As New Delhi faces an ongoing smog emergency, research shows that air pollution harms people's cognition and overall happiness.
One way to preserve groundwater – get consumers thinking about their own water use, and their neighbors', with a cooperative game.
A new study quantifies the relationships between air pollution in China, individual happiness, and people's willingness to pay for cleaner air.
A survey of rural communities in Nigeria shows how agricultural programs can encourage better use of ecosystem services in pest control.
China is spending $450 billion to modernize agriculture. Why some of that should go to promoting sustainable practices such as ecosystem-based pest control.
An interactive game offers insights into how farmers cooperate – and sometimes don't – moving to ecosystem-based pest control.
New IFPRI research offers insights into how the Pacific island nations of Fiji, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, and Vanuatu can adapt to climate pressures on fisheries.