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CIMMYT’s director general and CABI’s CEO propose six ways to support family farmers.

Health and nutrition
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Transition to sustainable farming using concepts from ancestral food production systems leads to healthier soils and diets in Mexico.

Food security

The global food system needs to be transformed to respond to the health and nutrition needs of the future. To achieve this, however, there needs to be a strong global program to prevent greater threats from climate change.

Climate change
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If we take care of our soils, our soils will take care of us.

Food security
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Winner of the 2018 MAIZE-Asia Youth Innovators Award in the category of “Change Agent” shares her thoughts on tackling hunger.

Food security

The Asian Maize Conference and expert consultation on “Maize for Food, Feed, Nutrition, and Environmental Security” was held in Ludhiana, Punjab, last week.

Food security

We have seen an increased use of improved seed, appropriate technologies and agricultural machinery, all adapted to the specific needs of African farmers. It’s time to take this progress even further.

Food security

CIMMYT’s director general Martin Kropff met with the president of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Food security
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Money alone can’t solve Africa’s agricultural problems. International collaboration is key.

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The declining area sown to wheat worldwide, together with stockpiling by China, is masking significant risk in global wheat markets, experts at Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) in the UK caution.

Climate change

With fragile food systems at the mercy of the increasingly erratic weather, they stand to lose a lot more than those of us with the resilience to bounce back.

Innovation and technology
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Development initiatives are only truly successful when participants graduate, adopt and leave.

Climate change

Climate change presents a formidable challenge as one of the biggest constraints to improving food systems, food security and poverty alleviation around the world, especially for the world’s most vulnerable people.

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In a special interview to mark International Women’s Day, CIMMYT gender specialist Rahma Adam detailed how her research aims to improve the agricultural productivity of women in south and eastern Africa.