Increasing public understanding and creating supportive policies key recommendations at a session on boosting Africa’s use of biotechnology.
Since 2004, conservation agriculture has helped farmers in southern Africa maintain and boost yields, protect the environment and increase profits.
The 2015-2016 El Niño has led to drought leaving 10.2 million people – more than 1 in 10 Ethiopians – in need of emergency food assistance.
New advances in heat-tolerant wheat in South Asia and how physiological breeding can help increase yields.
Nearly 150 scientists, researchers and extension agents attended a field training on conservation agriculture and mechanization for sustainable intensification.
GE crops are as safe to eat as conventionally bred crops and have benefited the environment and ecosystem diversity, according to a new study
A new study predicts that climate change will have a large, secondary impacts on agricultural societies in sub-Saharan Africa.
CIMMYT is expanding conservation agricultural practices aimed at enhancing the productivity of labor, land and capital in China’s Sichuan Province.
Diverse, stress tolerant maize varieties are benefiting smallholders throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
A new study reveals the need for continued development of maize varieities resistant to MLN and strengthening farmer resilience.
CIMMYT and Bayer’s Crop Science team are looking for practical solutions to future climate-change related challenges in South Asian agriculture.
CIMMYT’s Agricultural Innovation Program proposed a plan for applying ICT in agricultural extension in Pakistan
A field day was organized at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture to show the advances of biofortified maize in Colombia.
For the Romans, the agricultural festival Robigalia celebrated each year on April 25 was dedicated to appeasing the rust god “Robigus,” known also as the goddess “Robigo.
For a month and a half, farmers in Guanajuato shared their experiences with sustainable agriculture.
Improved marker identification discovered in new study by the MAIZE CGIAR Research Program .
R.K. Malik, senior agronomist with the Sustainable Intensification Program at CIMMYT, is winner of the 2015 Crawford Fund Derek Tribe Award. CIMMYT/handout El BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) — R. K. Malik, a …
Conservation agriculture practices are climate-smart, helping farmers adapt to climate change while minimizing greenhouse gas emissions, researchers say.
Climate-change-induced heat stress and disease pathogens migrating across borders threaten the world’s wheat supply and food security in Africa and the Middle East. Building on the Durable Rust Resist …