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Gender and social inclusion
Features

Women in rural Nepal prosper from training program on soil fertility management practices.

Innovation and technology
Features

Susanne Köhler discusses how this technology can be used to increase the resilience of individuals, communities and ecosystems.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Technical and business training provides women with opportunities to break barriers and improve livelihoods.

Food security
News

Bram Govaerts receives the highest distinction offered by the American Society of Agronomy.

Food security
News

Genomic-wide association study evaluated samples from Bolivia and Bangladesh for blast-resistant genes.

Innovation and technology
Features

CIMMYT spatial economist studies how economic behavior varies across diverse geographical contexts, how smallholder farming systems in sub-Saharan Africa are evolving, and the need to revisit agricultural resources and policies accordingly.

Food security
Features

CIMMYT puts forward integrated systems, healthy diets and One CGIAR agronomic innovation at first-ever virtual edition of the African Green Revolution Forum.

Food security
In the media

Source: Devex (29 Sep 2020)

Farmers in South Sudan using fall armyworm-specific biological control Fawlingen have shown a 63% increase in yield compared to untreated plots.

Food security
Press releases

Researchers in Zambia confirm the arrival of this devastating fungal disease to the African continent.

Health and nutrition
Features

Strong partnerships key to making healthy diets affordable and meeting global nutrition challenges, says CIMMYT researcher Natalia Palacios at 2020 African Green Revolution Forum.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Down to Earth (25 Sep 2020)

Efficient use of fertilizer, adoption of zero-tillage and management of irrigation water can cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Climate change
In the media

Source: India Science Wire (22 Sep 2020)

Approach combines farmers’ knowledge of resilient crops with ‘elite’ varieties identified by scientists.

Food security
Press releases

New project will research and promote the adoption of sustainable farming method and practices.

Features

External review confirms the impact and achievements of the CGIAR Research Program on Wheat and its vital partnerships.

Food security
Features

Experts from Ethiopia and Kenya join CIMMYT and other partners to renew a long-standing collaboration under the auspices of the new AGG project.