Partnerships crucial for protecting plant health
Insights from the CGIAR Plant Health Initiative reached new audiences at the first ever International Plant Health Conference.
Gender-informed policies fundamental for climate change adaptation
Reducing the gender gap in Ethiopian farming households can enhance climate change adaptation by female-headed households by almost 19%.
Developing climate change resistant wheat
Source: CGTN (4 Oct 2022)
Climate change, particularly rising temperatures, are impacting on wheat yields. CIMMYT is working to develop new varieties with tolerance to the effects of climate change.
Expanding BISA expertise to new horizons in South Asia
Senior government representatives from across South Asia join forces to consolidate food security in the region.
Advice for food systems in crisis featured in GAP Report
CIMMYT explains how the world can protect agrifood systems from market shocks, such as the conflict in Ukraine, to prevent food insecurity.
AGG-Maize project registers impressive progress
Achievements and next steps discussed at the review meeting in Nairobi, Kenya.
In Burkina Faso, a business model for mechanization is providing hope
CIMMYT and its partners are helping farmers branch out into business to improve crop yield and create job opportunities in their communities.
Because error has a price
Incorrect identification of crop varieties is widespread among farmers, according to a new CIMMYT study.
The right time for the right place
Zone-specific recommendations provide Afghan farmers with the best practices in wheat production for their region.
Quality protein maize: a road ahead
To alleviate malnutrition associated with essential amino acids, QPM development and deployment should be further proliferated to reach a large number of consumers.
Special issue on gender research in agriculture highlights CIMMYT’s work on gender inclusivity
New issue spotlights importance of gender inclusive approach to agricultural research for development.
Connect rural areas with digital innovations to unlock climate resilience for hundreds of millions of farmers
Jawoo Koo, IFPRI, and Andrea Gardeazabal, CIMMYT, explain how smallholders in Africa, Asia and Latin America will benefit from the CGIAR Initiative for Digital Innovation.
Scientist urges upgrades to monitor groundwater use for agriculture in low-income countries
Successful testing of phone-based groundwater monitoring in the Nepal Terai was described at World Water Week in Stockholm.
Opinion: Feeding people on this warming Earth requires future-proofing our agri-food systems. Here’s how.
Source: MarketWatch (23 Sep 2022)
Models of funding for agricultural research and development (R&D) need to adapt in order for the world to meet current challenges to agrifood systems.
Weather data and crop disease simulations can power predictions of wheat blast outbreaks, new study shows
Protecting farmers from wheat blast, a lethal plant disease, could be made easier through enhanced monitoring and forecasting tools.