Laura Strugnell

Laura Strugnell
Health and nutrition
News

Recently, the CIMMYT-led, Global Affairs Canada-funded, Nutritious Maize for Ethiopia project has led field visits for a number of high-level stakeholders.

Food security
News

A new study shows that nearly 12 million hectares of the maize-growing USA, approximately 33 percent of the entire maize-growing area of the country, might be vulnerable to a disease called Tar Spot Complex (TSC).

Climate change
News

In this interview, Iván Ortíz-Monasterio, expert on sustainable intensification and wheat crop management, discusses the overuse of nitrogen fertilizer and related consequences, his experience with farmers, and his outlook for the future.

Publications

A new study set in rural Malawi examines increasing jointness in intra-household decision-making to increase resilience and productivity.

Features

Terry Molnar is helping farmers face these challenges by using the natural diversity of plants to unlock desirable genetic traits inside food crops.

Health and nutrition
News

In Ethiopia, 44 percent of children under the age of five experience impaired growth due to poor nutrition. Quality protein maize helps combat stunting and boosts nutrition in children who survive on a maize-dominated diet.

Publications

A new study tests a stepping-stone for small-scale precision agriculture fertilizer application.

News

Winners of the Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) Early Career Award joined an on-going wheat research training course organized by CIMMYT.

Publications

A new publication discusses the importance of wheat in the global food supply and meeting future demand from a growing population.