Year: 2017

Nutrition, health and food security
News

A scientist whose work is projected to significantly increase wheat production for smallholder farmers around the world has won the 2017 Ted Crosbie MBBISP Impact Award presented by Monsanto.

Capacity development
Publications

A new study examines the role of collective resource management in conflict.

News

A new book from Columbia University Press offers social sector organizations a how-to guide on applying new and creative methods to solve complex problems.

News

Nepal will benefit from a new project that will strengthen the country’s seed and fertilizer sectors, boost farmer income and increase the country’s food security.

Innovations
News

The first blast resistant wheat variety has been released in Bangladesh.

Innovations
Features

Scientist Kevin Pixley leads a project to catalogue 178,000 corn and wheat seeds at the CIMMYT seed bank near Mexico City.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

B.M. Prasanna at 2017 Borlaug Dialogue on expert panel to discuss the strategic approach for managing the pest menace in Africa.

Innovations
Publications

A new study examines how networks help spread new technologies and innovations in agriculture.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Traditional farming systems in Africa must be updated for today’s climate and market challenges, according to a new article from the University of Queensland.

News

A two-day regional policy dialogue on scaling conservation agriculture for sustainable intensification in South Asia was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from September 8-9, 2017.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

In agrarian countries like Bangladesh, agriculture can serve as a powerful driving force to raise family incomes and the nation’s entire economy.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Eleven seed companies shared progress and lessons learned in enhancing Nepal’s seed sector during a recent meeting held in Kathmandu, Nepal.

News

The maize lethal necrosis screening site in Kenya will begin its second screening cycle of 2017 at the end of October.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Nine South Asia wheat researchers recently visited the Americas for training on measures to control a deadly and mysterious wheat blast disease.