Research Themes

Food security
Features

Halfway into Nepal’s 12-year plan to boost seed systems, partners review progress and plan the best way to meet targets.

Capacity development
Features

WHEAT media sponsorship connects scientists and reporters at International Wheat Congress.

Innovation and technology
Videos

The mobile kit will allow Ethiopia to quickly identify wheat rust strains in 48 hours, instead of sending samples to labs abroad.

Climate change
News

After Afghanistan, Nepal, and Pakistan, the Regional Drought Monitoring and Outlook System extends its coverage to Bangladesh.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

The average farmer who uses the Happy Seeder can generate up to 20% more profits than those who burn their fields, according to a new study published in Science.

Climate change
Features

International gathering highlights cutting edge efforts to improve yields, nutrition, and climate change resilience of a globally vital staple food.

Climate change
News

Published in Science, the article provides evidence for national policies that block stubble burning and promote no-till mechanization to manage crop residues.

Food security
Annual reports

In 2018, MAIZE delivered development outcomes and impacts through varietal release, scale-up, delivery and adoption of climate-resilient and nutritionally enriched maize varieties.

Innovation and technology
Publications

Researchers analyze irrigation service providers to understand how different business models and pump types affect pricing and water conservation.

Innovation and technology
Publications

Paper describes mindset and skills required to go from pilot project to sustainable systemic change at scale.

Innovation and technology
Publications

Researchers suggest agro-ecological approaches be promoted as a core component of integrated pest management programs.

Innovation and technology
Publications

The role of fertilizer traders as agricultural extension agents in Bangladesh.

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