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Food security

One of the strongest El Niños on record is underway, threatening millions of agricultural livelihoods – and lives.

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Reconciliation of the right to develop and environmental protection must move beyond global dialogue and be put into practice.

Food security

Climate-smart agriculture could be the solution for farmers to both cope with the impacts of climate change and reduce emissions.

Food security

It is clear that wherever CIMMYT is involved, we have a valuable and unique contribution to make.

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Both private and public sector research organizations must adopt data management strategies that keep up with the advent of big data if we hope to effectively and accurately conduct research.

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The Global Yield Gap Atlas (GYGA) can help identify where major crop yields are not increasing fast enough to meet demand on existing farmland, and how farmers might close those gaps.

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Borlaug-Ruan international intern Sweta Sudhir tells us about her summer at CIMMYT-Turkey.

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Unless global policymakers redouble their efforts to properly support a strategy to ensure a future food supply, the current hunger crisis threatens only to get worse.

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Martin Kropff and John Snape joined leaders from CGIAR centers worldwide in an open letter to the heads of state at the 70th UN General Assembly in New York.

Food security

If we are to be truly successful in improving the lives of farmers and consumers in the developing world, we need to base our interventions on the best evidence available.

Innovation and technology

For many farmers in the developing world, cell phones are the most accessible form of technology, but are only one of many technologies changing agriculture.

Innovation and technology
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Malende has been a focus of CIMMYT’s major research programs since 2005, where cropping systems based on the practices of conservation agriculture have been introduced.

Gender and social inclusion

Paula had an exceptionally sharp, analytical mind and a deep understanding of how change can empower men and women to give them a better chance to influence their own lives and choose their own path.

Food security
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The controversial debate among researchers about the suitability of conservation agriculture for smallholder farmers in Africa continues while millions face food insecurity and degrading resources.

Food security

Food security is of paramount importance, but what about nutritional security?