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New lines of CIMMYT-derived maize show increased resistance to maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease. Their rapid adoption, along with sustained monitoring and prevention efforts, are crucial to preventing another outbreak, argues a new report.

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Assessing the approach’s potential and limitations for strengthening the livelihoods of the rural poor, a new book draws conclusions applicable across the development field.

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CIMMYT system economist explores ways to streamline smallholder farming systems through mechanization, gender equity and conservation agriculture.

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World-renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs joins CIMMYT’s end-of-year event to reflect upon the important tasks CGIAR should undertake in its upcoming 50 years of impact.

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This year, we published more than 250 stories related to maize and wheat science around the world. Here are some of our favorites.

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Small-mechanization pilot initiative signs up 15 service providers to boost incomes and resilience through a lease-to-own business model in Masvingo, Zimbabwe.

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Need for continuous testing and application of new breeding methods to deliver resilient seed varieties at a faster rate is more important now than ever before.

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Philip Pardey discusses the importance of collaboration between national research systems and CGIAR, and why investment in agricultural research and development is needed now more than ever.

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Ethiopia-based project manager finds inspiration in supporting programs and colleagues across Africa.

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Global Wheat Program director Hans Braun retires, leaving behind a legacy of strong leadership and wheat for millions.

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Seed fair in Masvingo, Zimbabwe — the first of its kind — increases smallholder access to stress tolerant varieties and knowledge on climate-smart technologies.

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Researchers take stock of the fertilizer recommendation tools in available in Ethiopia in support of the country’s National Soils Strategy.

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Celebrating whole grains as an integral part of healthy, sustainable — and delicious — diets.

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Drip irrigation technologies are conserving resources and improving farmer resilience in eastern Zimbabwe.

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Experts discuss solutions to postharvest losses and how agricultural mechanization can benefit rural women in the Global South.