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Improved seeds resilient to drought, disease and other stresses allow farming families to invest more in their livelihoods and children’s futures.
Locally adapted marketing initiatives are successfully converting farmers to the high-performing, drought-tolerant maize variety Lubango in Tanzania.
Filming “Save more, grow more, earn more” EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) – A collaborative video project aimed at raising farmers’ awareness of small-scale agricultural machinery, water, time, and labor sa …
What do a chapati, a matza, or couscous have in common? The answer is wheat, which is a source for one-fifth of the calories and protein consumed globally.
CIMMYT’s Southern Africa regional office celebrated 50 years of agriculture research for development in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Water shortages and decade long drought are mobilizing Iran find new approaches to agriculture.
Ram Kanwar Malik recognized for 30 years of improving India’s rice-wheat systems.
At least 40 million smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa are profiting from more than 200 new drought-tolerant varieties of maize.
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 hundreds of international agricultural development experts, an annual gathering in northern Mexico provides a vital platform for sharing and debating the latest wheat breeding news and research.
Improved marker identification discovered in new study by the MAIZE CGIAR Research Program .
Cropping systems can become more resilient in the face of climate change through better coordination and standardization.
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 …
In southern Africa close to 50 million people are projected to be affected by droughts caused by the current El Niño, write CIMMYT scientists.
AIP meets to review progress and plan follow up surveys to address farmer demands and future challenges.
Almost half the world’s wheat land is sown to varieties that come directly or indirectly from research by CGIAR scientists, according to a new report.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) — Almost half the world’s wheat land is sown to varieties that come directly or indirectly from research by a longstanding, global network of crop scien …
New high-zinc varieties of wheat can help improve diets in some parts of India, scientists V.K. Mishra, Ramash Chand and Arun Joshi write in The Indian Express newspaper.
Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat is a new project that aims to mitigate climate change threats to wheat and develop disease-resistant and heat-tolerant varieties, writes Cornell’s Ronnie Coffman.
Conservation agriculture practices are climate-smart, helping farmers adapt to climate change while minimizing greenhouse gas emissions, researchers say.