Blogs

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Our climate change-ravaged food systems cannot wait for the gradual progress of gender quality.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Women in Malawi are inspiring the next generation of smallholder farmers to adopt climate-smart technologies.

Food security
In the media

Source: Maclean's (6 Mar 2020)

Preserving ancient maize landraces in Mexico is key for biodiversity, food security and future sustainability.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Experts note that policies alone are not enough — they need to go hand in hand with strong initiatives to make agriculture a safer, more equal and respectful space for both women and men.

Health and nutrition
Videos

Consumers near Mexico City perceived blue maize tortillas to taste better. They were willing to pay up to a third more to buy them for special family events or to consume them in restaurants.

Gender and social inclusion
Blogs

Is it up to the village men? Or women, too?

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Phys.org (3 Mar 2020)

Survey tool can help farmers face challenges of climate change, food security, nutrition, farm productivity and social inclusion. 

Innovation and technology
Infographics

Modern phenotyping tools are crucial for crop improvement and breeders can profit much more from them.

Climate change
In the media

Source: EuroNews (2 Mar 2020)

Rising temperatures pose risk for agriculture in Europe — but adaptation is under way with the help of climate data.

News

Stephen Njoka and Hugo de Groote share insights on the current locust invasion, effective control measures and how we can prepare for future outbreaks.

Climate change
Features

Although farmers have been battling pests and diseases since the dawn of agriculture, experts warn that climate change could accelerate or expand their spread.

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: Inter Press Service (27 Feb 2020)

Refugees receive technical assistance, nutrition education and training on growing biofortified maize.

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: Outlook India (25 Feb 2020)

Harvest Plus supports cross-sector alliances to advance biofortified crops in India.

Innovation and technology
News

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

Climate change
Infographics

Global climate frameworks miss the “big picture” on food, say scientists.