by Katelyn Roett February 10, 2017
Despite over a decade of implementing policies and programs to promote gender equity in research, some countries have seen women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers stagnate and even decrease in some fields.
by Gideon Kruseman December 19, 2016
The potential impact of climate change on agriculture and the complexity of possible adaptation responses require the application of new research methods and tools to develop adequate strategies, writes Gideon Kruseman.
by Martin Kropff December 5, 2016
Humanity relies on soils not only for food production but also for a range of vital ecosystem services, its health is essential to a healthy and food secure future.
by Martin Kropff October 21, 2016
Forging major change is never simple, but one of my top priorities upon taking the helm at CIMMYT as director general last year was to develop a new five-year institutional strategy.
by Gideon Kruseman October 19, 2016
Diversity is important for finding traits that will allow maize and wheat to be more nutritious than they are already today and so aid in meeting the demands of the future, writes Gideon Kruseman, CIMMYT ex-ante and foresight specialist
by Jennifer Johnson October 7, 2016
Shelley Feldman, recently retired professor at Cornell University, gives a keynote speech on gender balance in agriculture at CIMMYT’s 50th anniversary conference. CIMMYT/Alfonso Arredondo. MEXICO CITY (CIMMYT) — Women play a crucial role in agricultur …
by Matthew O’Leary September 28, 2016
Regional and national support for conservation agriculture is key to achieving widespread sustainable production intensification says Saidi Mkomwa, CEO African Conservation Tillage Network.
by Matthew O’Leary September 21, 2016
Data and predictive analytics can help seeds reach their full yield by providing farmers with information and management advice, said DuPont Pioneer President Peter Shickler.
by Isaiah Nyagumbo, Johnson Siamachira September 2, 2016
Smallholder livestock farmers in Zimbabwe are rapidly increasing profits thanks to a pivot to new sustainable agriculture initiatives.
by Matthew O’Leary August 23, 2016
Sustainable agricultural practices are key to feeding the global population in the face of climate change said Environmentalist Mark Lynas.