News

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.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Our climate change-ravaged food systems cannot wait for the gradual progress of gender quality.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Women in Malawi are inspiring the next generation of smallholder farmers to adopt climate-smart technologies.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Experts note that policies alone are not enough — they need to go hand in hand with strong initiatives to make agriculture a safer, more equal and respectful space for both women and men.

News

Stephen Njoka and Hugo de Groote share insights on the current locust invasion, effective control measures and how we can prepare for future outbreaks.

Climate change
Features

Although farmers have been battling pests and diseases since the dawn of agriculture, experts warn that climate change could accelerate or expand their spread.

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: Inter Press Service (27 Feb 2020)

Refugees receive technical assistance, nutrition education and training on growing biofortified maize.

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: Outlook India (25 Feb 2020)

Harvest Plus supports cross-sector alliances to advance biofortified crops in India.

Innovation and technology
News

For the first time widespread monitoring examines how farmers are coping with climate stresses.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Thomson Reuters (18 Feb 2020)

Schemes may fall short of ambitions by dealing separately with food production, supply and consumption.