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Innovation and technology
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CIMMYT’s mechanization team is in a quest to build the perfect machine for each farmer.

Food security
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Scientists track down the families in Morelos, Mexico, who donated maize landraces to CIMMYT in 1966-67. Would they still be cultivating them?

Food security
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Cynthia Carmona on her transition from grant management in Mexico to project management in Nepal.

Innovation and technology
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New study shows African farming households are far more dependent on labor markets, and much more inclined to hire mechanization services, than previously assumed.

Climate change
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He supports breeders to design new varieties focused on replacing older products in a specific market.

Health and nutrition
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On World Health Day, we are sharing five stories showing how CIMMYT is combatting hidden hunger and how agricultural research and innovation leads to healthier families, improved livelihoods and a healthier planet.

Innovation and technology
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Researchers are using data and tools to produce information that can help farmers, research institutions and governments take better decisions on agronomic practices and investments.

Capacity development
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How important is farming relative to non-farm activities for the income of young rural Africans?

Food security
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By reducing drudgery, irrigation and costs, conservation agriculture enables the soil of the charlands to produce rice and maize yields consecutively.

Food security
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Reaching even the most remote corners of Africa, agrodealers give farmers access to agricultural inputs and services.

Food security
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With so much germplasm to categorize, what’s the best way to label them? Seeds of Discovery is working on the answer.

Gender and social inclusion
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Self-help groups in Bihar are putting thousands of rural women in touch with agricultural innovations, benefiting households and the environment.

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

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

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