Global climate change negotiators meet this week to tackle myriad issues, including how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and protect food and farming from worsening climate impacts. …
Women and youth help lead efforts to adopt climate-friendly farming and safeguard indigenous maize yields Farmers walk through a field that has been cleared by slash and burn agriculture in the …
India needs to tackle greenhouse gas emissions from its rice and livestock sectors according to a study by CIMMYT and partners.
Scientist Clare Stirling describes how agriculture can reduce its emissions and adapt to climate change.
In the 1960s, India became the center of the Green Revolution. Today, India needs a new Green Revolution.
The first blast resistant wheat variety has been released in Bangladesh.
New research shows improved wheat raises the quality of life for men and women across rural communities in Afghanistan.
Nine South Asia wheat researchers recently visited the Americas for training on measures to control a deadly and mysterious wheat blast disease.
New research reveals the most likely routes for the spread of new wheat stem rust strains.
Francelino Rodrigues’ expertise in precision agriculture brings a high-tech element to CIMMYT’s field trials.
In the face of endemic malnutrition, researchers in Pakistan are turning to biofortified maize to combat vitamin A, zinc and protein deficiencies.
Living near forests can help locals increase their dietary diversity, and combat hidden hunger.
The new maize lethal necrosis online portal provides up-to-date information and surveillance tools to help researchers control and stop the spread of the deadly disease.
Food and agriculture have the potential to be major drivers in helping achieve the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, but are currently underutilized, say experts.
As a maize seed system specialist, Dagne Wegary works at the nexus between breeding science and actual delivery of improved seed to farmers.
Mainassara Zaman-Allah uses new technologies to speed up the collection of plant information for breeding.
Agriculture is the second largest emitter of global greenhouse gas emissions and largest driver of deforestation, making the sector one of the top contributors to climate change and biodiversity loss.
Fall armyworm devastates crops in sub-Saharan Africa: A quick and coordinated regional response is requiredJune 2, 2017
The head of CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program highlights the potential impact of the fall armyworm pest and how CGIAR researchers are contributing to a quick and coordinated response across the Africa.
In an effort to stamp out hidden hunger, scientists are calling for support to make zinc-biofortification a core trait in the world’s largest wheat breeding program.
With appropriate funding, maize yields can continue to increase in extreme heat and drought conditions, scientists say.