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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
In the media

Source: Africa News (13 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT, USAID, FAO, CABI and AgBiTech formed a partnership in South Sudan to combat fall armyworm.

Food security
Features

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
Features

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

Innovation and technology
News

These technologies, known as high-throughput phenotyping platforms, replace lengthy paper-based visual observations of crop trials.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

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

Food security
In the media

Source: Undark Magazine (11 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT, USAID-funded Feed the Future and Plant Protection Society Nepal held a preventative workshop in Nepal on fall armyworm.

Gender and social inclusion
In the media

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (9 Mar 2019)

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh visited female farmers adopting conservation agriculture for sustainable intensification technologies through CIMMYT project funded by ACIAR.

Gender and social inclusion
In the media

Source: Times of India (9 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT and Icar-Atari Ludhiana organized a workshop on the eve of International Women’s Day titled ‘Empowering rural women for addressing agricultural air pollution’.

Food security
News

A recent study in Ethiopia has concluded that encouraging biodiversity on and around agricultural land likely increases its productivity.

Food security
In the media

Source: Xinhua (7 Mar 2019)

Boddupalli Prasanna, director of global maize program at CIMMYT, said the maize lethal necrosis disease is under control in the region but not eradicated.

Climate change
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CIMMYT was invited to discuss the findings of the EAT-Lancet Commission report and its implications for Mexico.

Food security
Features

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

News

CIMMYT recognizes the work and leadership of Monica Mezzalama.

Food security
Features

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