Year: 2018

Innovations
News

A dialogue in New Delhi facilitated discussion on innovations for promoting balanced application of macro and micro nutrient fertilizers in Indian agriculture.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

In 2018, we published more than 200 stories related to maize and wheat science around the world. Here are some of our favorites.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Young farmer’s investment in a reaper saves him time, money and dignity, while helping others in the community.

Nutrition, health and food security
Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Conservation agriculture has potential to conserve soils, improve yields and limit environmental impacts.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

More productive, resilient varieties for thousands of farmers

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

He is one of the lead authors of the “Special Report on Climate Change and Land” of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

“At the production stage, soils have an important role to play in reducing carbon emissions.”

Nutrition, health and food security

The global food system needs to be transformed to respond to the health and nutrition needs of the future. To achieve this, however, there needs to be a strong global program to prevent greater threats from climate change.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

The maize lethal necrosis (MLN) artificial inoculation screening site in Naivasha, Kenya, will begin its phenotyping (screening/ indexing) cycle of 2019 at the beginning of January 2019 and in other four intervals throughout the year. Interested organizations from both the private and public sectors are invited to send maize germplasm for screening.

Nutrition, health and food security
Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Climate is the most important challenge farmers face, because “they’re just influenced by it and there is little that they can do,” explains Luisa Volpe of the World Farmers Organization.

Innovations
Features

Members tackle challenges and share progress in annual meeting.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Delegates review the third year’s progress of the MLN Diagnostics and Management Project.