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.
Although farmers have been battling pests and diseases since the dawn of agriculture, experts warn that climate change could accelerate or expand their spread.
The initiative increases agricultural productivity and enhances food security in Ethiopia.
At international conference, plant nutrition experts highlight the important role of sustainability.
Public and private partners join forces to mitigate voracious pest.
CIMMYT scientists join fellow experts in San Diego for world’s largest plant and animal genomics conference
Researchers share their work translating the latest molecular research into breeding solutions for better maize and wheat varieties.
CIMMYT researcher explores the ways in which gender norms influence agricultural innovation around the world.
Digital seed information system will connect farmers to information and seed suppliers.
CIMMYT wheat scientist explores new sources of rust resistance to create new rust-resistant wheat varieties.
Amos Alakonya talks pests, procedure, and why everyone should be concerned about seed health.
CIMMYT scientist contributed to the development and adoption of more than 70 wheat varieties in Central and West Asia.
Soil conservation means food security for farmers in Malawi.
Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.
The COMPASS smartphone phone app uses data from farmers and from satellites to provide precise crop management advice.
Experts reflect on the successful efforts to limit the spread of maize lethal necrosis across eastern and southern Africa.