Year: 2019

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Tamaya Peressini’s project aimed to evaluate adult plant resistance to tan spot in wheat.

Innovations
Publications

Resource-poor farmers worldwide stand to gain from developments in the field of crop modelling.

News

EAT-Lancet Commission offers a roadmap for a global food system that provides a healthy, sustainable diet for the world’s 10 billion people by 2050.

Innovations
News

Faster and better-quality certification, a game-changer for African farmers?

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Traits sought include better resilience under high temperatures, drought conditions or the attacks of rapidly-evolving crop diseases.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

A new study explores how conservation agriculture in southern Africa supports spider populations and diversity, which could help mitigate pest damage.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Trials of the Nutrient Expert app showed improved yields, fertilizer-use efficiency and increased profits for farmers.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

CIMMYT launched the consortiumin May 2018, to better engage with a committed set of partners and to achieve enhanced maize yields in Africa.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
News

The AWARD program advocates for a more gender-responsive agricultural research ecosystem.

News

Researchers use the Photovoice methodology to better understand weed management practices.

Innovations
Podcasts

Dubbed the “Uber for the farm”, Hello Tractor’s app easily allows tractor owners to rent their machinery to farmers and to improve business and operations.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Fazleen Abdul Fatah notes that few studies document shifts between cereals.