Jennifer Johnson

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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