Seven young farmers, researchers and activists are advancing change, innovation and research in their communities.
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.
ProMaíz Nativo will promote small-scale landrace maize farmers through certification and fair market access.
In a male-dominated sector, women leading maize seed companies in eastern and southern Africa share their experiences.
In annual meeting, STMA project partners build on the successes of research in combatting drought, heat, pests and disease.
Good weed management, conservation agriculture, and use of manure and compost are recommended to help control fall armyworm in Africa.
These entrepreneurs are breaking social barriers while improving household nutrition and livelihoods.
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.
Four awardees are using modern technologies, dedicated to new knowledge and with hopes to improve the world.
Farmers expressed interest in the varieties due to their high yield quality protein content, high zinc levels, early maturity and large kernel size.
Mexico’s Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) is committed to provide Mexican farmers with the best possible seed and technical support, according to Baltazar Hinojosa Ochoa, Mexico’s secretary of agriculture, during his first visit to the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) on May 6.
At the 2018 Latin American Cereals Conference (LACC), researchers discussed hidden hunger, the consumption of insufficient micronutrients, and how biofortification can help.