Food security
News

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.

Innovation and technology
News

Zero tillage with residue retention techniques in rice-wheat-mung bean crop rotations result in the lowest global warming potential, a study on sustainable intensification in India shows.

News

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.

Food security
Features

As a maize seed system specialist, Dagne Wegary works at the nexus between breeding science and actual delivery of improved seed to farmers.

Health and nutrition
Publications

Recent modeling studies in Zambia suggest that provitamin A maize’s impact is being cut short by the low retention of carotenoids during storage and postharvest grain loss.

News

More farmers in Zimbabwe are demanding high-yielding, highly nutritious and drought tolerant provitamin A maize.

Climate change
Features

Mainassara Zaman-Allah uses new technologies to speed up the collection of plant information for breeding.

News

A new project is bringing sustainable technologies and practices to one-thousand villages in Maharashtra, India.

News

Delegates at a conference in June called for a new focus and increase in investment to ensure eastern and southern Africa’s farming systems can withstand the impacts of climate change.

Annual reports

Maize and wheat for future climates