Mike Listman

Mike Listman
News

Malnutrition is rising again and becoming more complex, according to the director-general of the world’s leading public maize and wheat research center.

Features

Gender awareness and gender-sensitive approaches are slowly spreading into agricultural research, extension, and policy in Ethiopia, according to industry experts.

Innovation and technology
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CIMMYT scientists produce a lot more than just improved maize and wheat varieties.

Food security
Features

In response to Ethiopia’s worst drought in 50 years and a critical shortage of seed in 2016, CIMMYT and partners delivered over 3,400 tons of high quality seed to farmers.

Capacity development
Features

More than 75,000 small-scale wheat farmers in Ethiopia’s 4 major wheat-growing regions gain access to a vital asset—over 400 tons of seed of new, disease resistant wheat varieties. 

Food security
Food security
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CIMMYT wheat physiologist Matthew Reynolds presents a new proposal for expanding the wheat network to include other major food crops and speed farmers’ adoption of vital technologies.

Climate change
Features

Scientist Clare Stirling describes how agriculture can reduce its emissions and adapt to climate change.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

New research shows improved wheat raises the quality of life for men and women across rural communities in Afghanistan.

Food security
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Afghanistan scientists meet to reflect on achievements after 15 years of Australia-funded wheat research.

Food security
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Nine South Asia wheat researchers recently visited the Americas for training on measures to control a deadly and mysterious wheat blast disease.

Health and nutrition
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People who eat whole grain foods have a lower risk of almost all chronic diseases and are less likely to gain weight as they age, according to nutritionist Julie Miller Jones.

Food security
Features

As a maize seed system specialist, Dagne Wegary works at the nexus between breeding science and actual delivery of improved seed to farmers.