Jens Andersson, a social scientist at CIMMYT, speaks on how we could reinvent advisory services for the African smallholder farmers.
Researchers are using data and tools to produce information that can help farmers, research institutions and governments take better decisions on agronomic practices and investments.
How important is farming relative to non-farm activities for the income of young rural Africans?
Reaching even the most remote corners of Africa, agrodealers give farmers access to agricultural inputs and services.
CIMMYT sociologist believes there is one vital resource that remains untapped to increase food security and boost livelihoods.
Farmers are reaping the benefits of SAWA hybrid, an improved maize seed variety designed to withstand drought conditions.
Unsustainable farming practices like monocropping are impacting soil health and reducing the productivity of farms.
Faster and better-quality certification, a game-changer for African farmers?
Delegates review the third year’s progress of the MLN Diagnostics and Management Project.
Mechanization could boost Ethiopian wheat production and provide youth with new job opportunities.
Drought-tolerant (DT) maize was among 20 success stories featured at International Symposium on Agricultural Innovation for Family Farmers.
Annual imports now cost more than $600 million and expose national food security to global price shifts.