Research Themes

Climate change
Press releases

Later rice planting in Haryana and Punjab leads to concentrated agricultural burning in the late fall and 39% higher peak fire intensity, contributing to poor air quality.

Health and nutrition
Press releases

More than two million households across six countries received sweet potato enriched with vitamin A as part of a project led by the International Potato Center (CIP).

Health and nutrition
Features

An economist, an agronomist and a plant biologist discuss how to mix markets, research and nutrition for optimal health and sustainability.

Health and nutrition
Features

As processed food products gain popularity in Mexico City, researchers are keen to understand variation in access to healthier maize- and wheat-based foods across differences in purchasing power.

Capacity building
News

A group from Chiapas gets frameworks and tools to make innovations sustainable.

Food security

CIMMYT’s director general and CABI’s CEO propose six ways to support family farmers.

Innovation and technology
News

Scientists in Nepal are evaluating push-pull cropping systems as a pest control method.

Climate change
Photos

How sustainable agriculture is helping mitigate air pollution in South Asia.

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.

Health and nutrition
Publications

This research is especially significant for countries where the health burdens of exposure to aflatoxin and prevalence of vitamin A deficiency converge with high rates of maize consumption.

Innovation and technology
Publications

The study opens the door for a series of important biological questions about the role of RUE in yield potential and in the ability to increase grain biomass.

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