The world’s largest public research network on food systems, of which CIMMYT is a member, is looking for qualified individuals to join its new One CGIAR Common Board.
Malawian smallholders tackle challenges together using the farmer field school approach.
Source: Dhaka Tribune (22 Apr 2020)
CGIAR centers recommended Bangladesh to ensure transportation of food and the flow of crucial inputs to farmers through market systems.
New project to deliver wheat disease warnings directly to farmers’ phones in Bangladesh and Nepal.
Source: Fortune (18 Apr 2020)
Biodiversity loss poses dangers for the robustness of the environment, the safety of our food supply chain and potential exposure to pandemics.
Source: The Hindu Business Line (17 Apr 2020)
New study in India reports conservation agriculture increases crop yield and income, reduces the use of natural resources, and offers climate benefits.
CIMMYT postharvest specialist tests drying and storage technologies to help reduce grain losses.
New analysis shows benefits of conservation agriculture to crop performance, water efficiency and climate action in South Asia.
Entomologist and CIMMYT partner Mike Smith explains the importance of documenting the economic value of crop pest research.
The number of the world’s hungry could double and trade restrictions will harm food importing nations, experts say.
Through new project, tools and insurance services will help small farmers in eastern Africa reduce investment risks and losses related to climate.
Source: The Wire (14 Apr 2020)
Biodiversity loss creates new opportunities for pathogens to move from one species to another.
Source: Plantopia (9 Apr 2020)
CIMMYT senior scientist Dave Hodson discusses striking parallels between wheat rust and global human epidemics on new podcast.
Experts share their insights on the link between biodiversity loss and emerging infectious diseases.
Stakeholders work together to strengthen systems for detecting, mitigating and managing the invasion of the destructive pest.