Alison Doody

Alison Doody
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.

Innovation and technology
Features

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

Innovation and technology
Features

CIMMYT’s historic Toluca station will host a new rapid generation advancement and speed breeding facility to accelerate genetic gains in wheat.

Gender and social inclusion
Publications

New study presents a typology of women’s decision-making in wheat in India.

Food security
Features

The introduction of mung bean has transformed rice-wheat food systems in Nepal and has been one of the major successes of the Agronomy and Seed Scaling project.

Food security
Press releases

New analysis shows benefits of conservation agriculture to crop performance, water efficiency and climate action in South Asia.

Food security
Videos

Entomologist and CIMMYT partner Mike Smith explains the importance of documenting the economic value of crop pest research.

Food security
Features

Experts share their insights on the link between biodiversity loss and emerging infectious diseases.

Food security
Videos

Entomologist Punya Nachappa explains wheat curl mites, the impact of climate change and why breeding for host plant resistance is key.

Climate change
Videos

Climate change will see pests moving countries and continents as conditions become more favorable.

Climate change
Features

Although farmers have been battling pests and diseases since the dawn of agriculture, experts warn that climate change could accelerate or expand their spread.