Susanne Köhler discusses how this technology can be used to increase the resilience of individuals, communities and ecosystems.
Technical and business training provides women with opportunities to break barriers and improve livelihoods.
Bram Govaerts receives the highest distinction offered by the American Society of Agronomy.
A new video dramatizes the human stakes of the battle against fall armyworm and shows how techniques developed by CIMMYT and partners are helping farmers beat the pest.
Genomic-wide association study evaluated samples from Bolivia and Bangladesh for blast-resistant genes.
CIMMYT and partners in sub-Saharan Africa work with seed companies to invest in deployment of climate-resilient and nutritionally enriched maize seed.
Source: Kenya Broadcasting Company (5 Oct 2020)
CIMMYT and partners are supporting the commercial seed sector to produce seed free from the maize cause of maize lethal necrosis.
Sustainable farming method can increase resilience to climate change, protect biodiversity and sustainably use natural resources.
Source: Seed World (1 Oct 2020)
CIMMYT’s seed bank preserves the genetic diversity of maize and wheat so the crops can adapt to a changing production environment.
CIMMYT spatial economist studies how economic behavior varies across diverse geographical contexts, how smallholder farming systems in sub-Saharan Africa are evolving, and the need to revisit agricultural resources and policies accordingly.
CIMMYT puts forward integrated systems, healthy diets and One CGIAR agronomic innovation at first-ever virtual edition of the African Green Revolution Forum.
Source: Devex (29 Sep 2020)
Farmers in South Sudan using fall armyworm-specific biological control Fawlingen have shown a 63% increase in yield compared to untreated plots.
Researchers in Zambia confirm the arrival of this devastating fungal disease to the African continent.
Strong partnerships key to making healthy diets affordable and meeting global nutrition challenges, says CIMMYT researcher Natalia Palacios at 2020 African Green Revolution Forum.
Source: Down to Earth (25 Sep 2020)
Efficient use of fertilizer, adoption of zero-tillage and management of irrigation water can cut greenhouse gas emissions.