CIMMYT sociologist believes there is one vital resource that remains untapped to increase food security and boost livelihoods.
These entrepreneurs are breaking social barriers while improving household nutrition and livelihoods.
Farmers are reaping the benefits of SAWA hybrid, an improved maize seed variety designed to withstand drought conditions.
Unsustainable farming practices like monocropping are impacting soil health and reducing the productivity of farms.
Toledo’s research is multidisciplinary — it involves genetics and breeding knowledge, as well as statistics and computer science.
In the northwestern province of Pakistan, CIMMYT is helping connect farmers with precision planters to support higher maize yields and incomes.
Abdul Fatah, Khanal and Molero are helping pave the way for the next generation of female scientists.
Projects are looking at scaling strategies to go beyond the numbers reached within a project and include sustainability and transformation.
Tamaya Peressini’s project aimed to evaluate adult plant resistance to tan spot in wheat.
Traits sought include better resilience under high temperatures, drought conditions or the attacks of rapidly-evolving crop diseases.
A new study explores how conservation agriculture in southern Africa supports spider populations and diversity, which could help mitigate pest damage.
Trials of the Nutrient Expert app showed improved yields, fertilizer-use efficiency and increased profits for farmers.
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Young farmer’s investment in a reaper saves him time, money and dignity, while helping others in the community.