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Exploring research-based solutions for the effects of climate change and food system shocks on smallholder farmers and global agrifood systems.

Features

Seven founding partners introduced Ag4Peace, a new initiative that aims to build resilient food systems and improve livelihoods and diets in low- and middle-income countries.

Publications

A unique study by CIMMYT scientists in Türkiye in collaboration with scientists from the Bolu Abant Izzet Baysal University, Türkiye demonstrate the prevalence of fungi species in wheat production areas in Kazakhstan, which could be affecting wheat yield and quality.

Features

CIMMYT is partnering with GIZ in Zambia to clear hurdles for smallholder farmers to produce fodder at a commercial level.

News

Financially-accessible mechanization options are reducing labor and providing further job opportunities for smallholders in Zimbabwe.

News

The CGIAR Women in Research and Science (WIRES) employee-led resource group recently had a virtual engagement to discuss the progress and new happenings in the group.

Features

The Scaling Scan is facilitating access to sustainability and growth around the world and across diverse industries.

In the media

Source: Agro News (9 Nov 2022)

Scientists are working to contain the spread of fall armyworm in Kenya with naturally resistant varieties and eco-friendly solutions.

News

Experts gathered at the FAO Science and Innovation Forum to drive forward research partnerships to curb crop loss due to pests and diseases through efficient global sharing of data.

News

For the International Week of Science and Peace, Govaerts and Burke analyze whether it is possible to achieve food security without peace, and how the two are interlinked.

In the media

Source: Science (7 Nov 2022)

Research on rice crops that do not need replanting in China is showing promising results for yield, finances and labor, and the environment.

Features

The new farming methods can raise harvests, enrich soils, and capture and conserve moisture.

News

Impressions from attendees of the VIII International Cereal Nematode Symposium.

Press releases

Register for an online webinar as part of COP27 to learn about the role of genebanks in building climate-resilient supply chains.

In the media

Source: Ghana Business News (2 Nov 2022)

A field day in Ghana organized by the AGG project supports farmers to adopt maize varieties with tolerance to stress.