Through new project, tools and insurance services will help small farmers in eastern Africa reduce investment risks and losses related to climate.
Source: The Wire (14 Apr 2020)
Biodiversity loss creates new opportunities for pathogens to move from one species to another.
The Scaling Up community of practice discusses challenges and opportunities for an improved “new normal” for agriculture, research and development.
Source: Plantopia (9 Apr 2020)
CIMMYT senior scientist Dave Hodson discusses striking parallels between wheat rust and global human epidemics on new podcast.
Experts share their insights on the link between biodiversity loss and emerging infectious diseases.
Stakeholders work together to strengthen systems for detecting, mitigating and managing the invasion of the destructive pest.
Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.
At demonstration farms, Kenyan farmers discover the stress-tolerant maize varieties they were looking for.
Developing genomic profiles of DNA samples can accelerate the breeding process.
In an environment designed for experimental study and regeneration, maize ancestors can thrive.
Entomologist Punya Nachappa explains wheat curl mites, the impact of climate change and why breeding for host plant resistance is key.
What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?
Climate change will see pests moving countries and continents as conditions become more favorable.
CIMMYT and partners revise Nepal’s seed science and technology curriculum, so university graduates are better equipped to join the industry’s work force.
Small-scale agricultural mechanization service provision model supports women’s empowerment in the Ethiopian agriculture sector.