If we take care of our soils, our soils will take care of us.
Winner of the 2018 MAIZE-Asia Youth Innovators Award in the category of “Change Agent” shares her thoughts on tackling hunger.
The Asian Maize Conference and expert consultation on “Maize for Food, Feed, Nutrition, and Environmental Security” was held in Ludhiana, Punjab, last week.
CIMMYT has been researching the use of mobile apps to provide site-specific agronomic advice to farmers.
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.
CIMMYT’s director general Martin Kropff met with the president of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa.
Money alone can’t solve Africa’s agricultural problems. International collaboration is key.
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.
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.
Development initiatives are only truly successful when participants graduate, adopt and leave.
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.
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.
GENNOVATE research reveals communities with numerous women-headed households record high levels of poverty reduction.
Despite over a decade of implementing policies and programs to promote gender equity in research, some countries have seen women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers stagnate and even decrease in some fields.
The potential impact of climate change on agriculture and the complexity of possible adaptation responses require the application of new research methods and tools to develop adequate strategies, writes Gideon Kruseman.