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Food security
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In a male-dominated sector, women leading maize seed companies in eastern and southern Africa share their experiences.

Gender and social inclusion
In the media

Source: Seed Quest (20 Jun 2019)

CIMMYT researchers conducted interviews with women owners of seed companies in eastern and southern Africa.

Innovation and technology
Features

Multispectral and thermal images taken by cameras on unmanned aerial vehicles are helping researchers to monitor the resistance of maize to tar spot complex and other foliar diseases.

Climate change
Press releases

Later rice planting in Haryana and Punjab leads to concentrated agricultural burning in the late fall and 39% higher peak fire intensity, contributing to poor air quality.

Innovation and technology
News

Knowledge share fair highlights CGIAR contributions to the Ethiopian agriculture sector.

Health and nutrition
Press releases

More than two million households across six countries received sweet potato enriched with vitamin A as part of a project led by the International Potato Center (CIP).

Health and nutrition
Features

An economist, an agronomist and a plant biologist discuss how to mix markets, research and nutrition for optimal health and sustainability.

Health and nutrition
Features

As processed food products gain popularity in Mexico City, researchers are keen to understand variation in access to healthier maize- and wheat-based foods across differences in purchasing power.

Capacity development
News

A group from Chiapas gets frameworks and tools to make innovations sustainable.

Food security
In the media

Source: Fast Company (7 Jun 2019)

Designer Fernando Laposse collaborated with CIMMYT to find seeds and resuscitate six species of native Mexican corn.

Food security
In the media

Source: The Economist Intelligence Unit (6 Jun 2019)

CIMMYT DG Martin Kropff and CABI CEO Trevor Nicholls propose six key actions to support family farmers.

Innovation and technology
News

Scientists in Nepal are evaluating push-pull cropping systems as a pest control method.

Climate change
Photos

How sustainable agriculture is helping mitigate air pollution in South Asia.

Climate change
Features

Briquetted urea and polymer-coated urea more efficient as maize fertilizers than regular urea, researchers in Nepal find.

Health and nutrition
Press releases

New varieties deliver essential micronutrients to those who lack diverse diets.