Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson
Environmental health and biodiversity
Features

The use of corn husk as veneer has helped a town to preserve maize biodiversity, protect the environment and reduce migration.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Maize lethal necrosis has taught us that intensive efforts to keep human and plant diseases at bay need to continue beyond the COVID-19 crisis.

Environmental health and biodiversity
Features

Study gives insight into Mexican consumers’ preferences and demand for blue maize tortillas.

Capacity development
Features

Seven young farmers, researchers and activists are advancing change, innovation and research in their communities.

Innovations
Features

At the Africa Food Security Leadership Dialogue in Rwanda, experts and policymakers analyzed ways to address the continent’s food security crisis in the face of climate change.

Capacity development
Features

ProMaĂ­z Nativo will promote small-scale landrace maize farmers through certification and fair market access.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Videos

In a male-dominated sector, women leading maize seed companies in eastern and southern Africa share their experiences.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

In annual meeting, STMA project partners build on the successes of research in combatting drought, heat, pests and disease.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Good weed management, conservation agriculture, and use of manure and compost are recommended to help control fall armyworm in Africa.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Features

These entrepreneurs are breaking social barriers while improving household nutrition and livelihoods.

Innovations
Nutrition, health and food security
Features

CIMMYT, HarvestPlus and Semilla Nueva are working together to reduce the country’s levels of malnutrition, through the development and deployment of the world’s first biofortified zinc-enriched maize.

Innovations
Capacity development
News

Four awardees are using modern technologies, dedicated to new knowledge and with hopes to improve the world.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

The voracious and devastating pest has the potential to spread quickly not only within India, but also to other neighboring countries in Asia.