Alison Doody

Alison Doody
News

Experts share latest updates, experiences, and ways forward to help farmers battle fall armyworm.

News

A range of maize varieties that are high-yielding, climate resilient and nutritious are being introduced for the first time in Nepal.

Publications

Incorrect identification of crop varieties is widespread among farmers, according to a new CIMMYT study.

News

In 2009, a team of wheat scientists from CIMMYT, ICARDA, FAO, and national partners set off on a five-year expedition across Central Asia to collect as many landraces as they could find.

Publications

Study reveals gaps and interactions between caste, gender and agricultural decision-making.

News

Projects will focus on developing new breeding technologies, screening tools and novel traits to improve wheat in the face of heat and drought.

News

Two new graduates join pool of research leaders focused on finding new sources of resistance against these pathogens.

Features

Review proposes ways to accelerate climate resilience of staple crops, by integrating proven breeding methods with cutting-edge technologies.

Features

CIMMYT scientists use high-powered drones and space satellite imagery to accelerate crop improvement, fight pests and diseases and help farmers make better crop management decisions.

Publications

The results of this study will allow breeders to optimize dual purpose maize varieties to sustainably feed people and their livestock.

News

New research shows that the Nutrient Expert decision tool is better for farmers’ fields, extension services and the environment.

News

New research shows that a portfolio of crop management practices can boost productivity while minimizing harm to the environment.

Features

Philip Pardey discusses the importance of collaboration between national research systems and CGIAR, and why investment in agricultural research and development is needed now more than ever.

Features

As the world becomes increasingly digital, the international agricultural research-for-development sector needs to keep up.

Innovations
Features

The testing and learning platform is working to tackle issues from adulterated seeds to crop residue burning.