Scaling Scan website launched
New website offers one stop shop for scaling agricultural innovations.
Tracking the development and reach of CIMMYT’s climate research
Researchers provide data-driven approach to systematically analyze the production and diffusion of knowledge on food systems and climate change.
In maize research, farmers’ priorities are our priorities
New CIMMYT research sheds light on farmer maize preferences in Ethiopia and western Kenya.
Farmers in Zimbabwe embrace agroecology
In the Mbire and Murehwa districts of Zimbabwe, smallholder farmers are being introduced to agroecology interventions as part of a CGIAR Initiative.
Taking Aim Against the Dire Threat of Fall Army Worm
Source: The Farming Forum (30 Dec 2022)
Latest progress on fall armyworm prevention and protection show signs of success for smallholders.
Mexico Agriculture: Thrive on the Shift from Efficiency to Resiliency
Source: AgNews (29 Dec 2022)
CIMMYT Director General Bram Govaerts looks at challenges facing Mexican and global agricultural systems.
A sustainable solution to micronutrient deficiency
Zinc and provitamin A biofortified maize genotypes have potential to reduce hidden hunger in Nepal.
For women in Ivory Coast, processing cassava no longer has to be a grind
Mechanical grinders and presses are transforming cassava production in Ivory Coast and empowering women.
A reluctant farmer changes the fortune of his inherited land
Ravi Ranjan took to farming after the death of his grandfather and, despite his initial apprehension about working in agriculture, has never looked back.
Improved nitrogen use can boost tomato yields
Scientists research whether nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) and tomato production in Nepal can be improved with better utilization of nitrogen fertilizer.
Building capacities in genetic resources and seed production strengthens collaboration ties between Guatemala and CIMMYT
More than 20 participants attended the genetic resources and seed production courses delivered by CIMMYT scientists in Antigua, Guatemala.
Seven new CIMMYT maize hybrids available from Southern Africa Breeding Program
CIMMYT is happy to announce seven new, improved tropical maize hybrids that are now available for uptake by public and private sector partners.
Rear fish in a rice paddy? Old ways can future-proof food production
Source: South China Morning Post (18 Dec 2022)
CGIAR scientists share the importance of testing new research models for integrated aquatic and terrestrial production systems.
How a policy to address a groundwater shortage inadvertently increased air pollution in northern India
Source: Tech and Science Post (15 Dec 2022)
The seemingly small shift in the planting season had a cascading effect that delayed the fire season by about two weeks and exacerbated air pollution.
Sustainability of rice production in the Northwestern Indo-Gangetic Plains
Scientists determine nitrogen use could be reduced without impacting rice yields for sustainability of rice production in Northwestern Indo-Gangetic Plains.