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Food security
Features

Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.

Innovation and technology
Features

At demonstration farms, Kenyan farmers discover the stress-tolerant maize varieties they were looking for.

Innovation and technology
Videos

Developing genomic profiles of DNA samples can accelerate the breeding process.

Food security
Features

In an environment designed for experimental study and regeneration, maize ancestors can thrive.

Food security
Videos

Entomologist Punya Nachappa explains wheat curl mites, the impact of climate change and why breeding for host plant resistance is key.

Health and nutrition
Photos

What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?

Climate change
Videos

Climate change will see pests moving countries and continents as conditions become more favorable.

Capacity development
Features

CIMMYT and partners revise Nepal’s seed science and technology curriculum, so university graduates are better equipped to join the industry’s work force.

Capacity development
Features

Small-scale agricultural mechanization service provision model supports women’s empowerment in the Ethiopian agriculture sector.

Health and nutrition
Explainers

What they are, why they are important for your health, and how to identify them.

Food security
Features

Technical coordination between research and development partners is key to breed maize varieties that respond to the diverse needs of small farmers.

Innovation and technology
Features

Web app helps extension agents and farmers monitor the spread of fall armyworm.

Food security
News

New blog published by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs argues that balancing food security, rural livelihoods, water for agriculture and air quality need not be a zero-sum game.

Climate change
Videos

Breeders are developing wheat varieties that have stable grain yield under low-water and high-temperature conditions.

Climate change
In the media

Source: SciDev.Net (12 Mar 2020)

Agricultural science offers solutions to deal with consequences of extreme weather.