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CIMMYT sociologist believes there is one vital resource that remains untapped to increase food security and boost livelihoods.

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These entrepreneurs are breaking social barriers while improving household nutrition and livelihoods.

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Farmers are reaping the benefits of SAWA hybrid, an improved maize seed variety designed to withstand drought conditions.

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Unsustainable farming practices like monocropping are impacting soil health and reducing the productivity of farms.

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Toledo’s research is multidisciplinary — it involves genetics and breeding knowledge, as well as statistics and computer science.

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In the northwestern province of Pakistan, CIMMYT is helping connect farmers with precision planters to support higher maize yields and incomes.

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Abdul Fatah, Khanal and Molero are helping pave the way for the next generation of female scientists.

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Projects are looking at scaling strategies to go beyond the numbers reached within a project and include sustainability and transformation.

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Tamaya Peressini’s project aimed to evaluate adult plant resistance to tan spot in wheat.

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Traits sought include better resilience under high temperatures, drought conditions or the attacks of rapidly-evolving crop diseases.

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A new study explores how conservation agriculture in southern Africa supports spider populations and diversity, which could help mitigate pest damage.

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Trials of the Nutrient Expert app showed improved yields, fertilizer-use efficiency and increased profits for farmers.

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In 2018, we published more than 200 stories related to maize and wheat science around the world. Here are some of our favorites.

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Young farmer’s investment in a reaper saves him time, money and dignity, while helping others in the community.

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