Matthew O'Leary

Matthew O'Leary
Food security
Features

Hot on the trail of fall armyworm, CIMMYT builds local research partnerships in Southeast Asia.

Innovation and technology
News

New testing and learning platform aims to build the knowledge base for trust and transparency technologies in food systems.

Innovation and technology
Features

New project to deliver wheat disease warnings directly to farmers’ phones in Bangladesh and Nepal.

Innovation and technology
Features

Web app helps extension agents and farmers monitor the spread of fall armyworm.

Innovation and technology
News

For the first time widespread monitoring examines how farmers are coping with climate stresses.

Food security
Features

Public and private partners join forces to mitigate voracious pest.

Food security
Publications

CSISA publishes policy and research note on how to develop balanced nutrient management innovations in the region.

Food security
Explainers

Wheat blast is one of the most fearsome and intractable wheat diseases in recent decades. It spreads through infected seeds, crop residues as well as by spores that can travel long distances in the air, posing a major threat to wheat production in tropical areas.

Food security
Features

Markets and value chains expert studies seed demand and distribution, with the aim to help agro-dealers and seed businesses better market improved seed.

Climate change
Features

CIMMYT maize physiologist supports development of new climate-resilient maize varieties that help resource-poor Asian farmers protect their food and income security.

Gender and social inclusion
Publications

An agricultural organization led by indigenous Santal women is also benefiting low-income Muslim women.

Climate change
Features

Policies and technologies key to sustainable development in India’s breadbasket.

Gender and social inclusion
News

Rural land grows scarce as populations rise and more youth farm for their livelihoods.

Health and nutrition
Features

An economist, an agronomist and a plant biologist discuss how to mix markets, research and nutrition for optimal health and sustainability.

Gender and social inclusion
News

Research shows African farming households are far more dependent on hire labor markets, and much more inclined to hire mechanization services, than previously thought.