New publications: Caste-gender intersectionalities in wheat-growing communities in Madhya Pradesh, India
Study reveals gaps and interactions between caste, gender and agricultural decision-making.
Researchers evaluate the use of genomic selection in wheat breeding against deadly fungal disease.
The current focus in nutritional circles on micronutrient malnutrition and unhealthy eating habits has raised questions about continuing to invest in research on energy-rich cereal crops and related farming systems.
Results of an 8-year study show that weed density and diversity are greatly reduced when zero-tillage, drip-irrigation, and new crops are introduced to rice-wheat systems.
New study projects food demand in 2030 and considers the implications for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals.
National value chain study presents an overview of the country’s maize, wheat and rice harvesting equipment, from manufacturing and imports to farm-level service provision.
Don’t discount the contribution cereals can make to combatting micronutrient malnutrition, say researchers.
CIMMYT researchers outline the potential opportunities and key challenges of doubled haploid line development in maize.
New publications: Scientists find genomic regions associated with better quality stover traits in maize for animal feed
The results of this study will allow breeders to optimize dual purpose maize varieties to sustainably feed people and their livestock.
New manual supports informed choices for climate resilience in Zimbabwe.
Study explores whether modern maize storage structures offer equal benefits to women and men farmers in Kenya, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Study explores how gender norms and intra-household dynamics shape women’s demand articulation for labor-saving technologies.
Study quantifies the economic losses from Bangladesh’s COVID-19 lockdowns and outlines policy implications for the country.
A new quantitative genetics study makes a strong case for the yield testing strategies CIMMYT uses in its wheat breeding program.
Income-generating benefits of improved maize varieties hampered by patriarchal gender norms in rural Nigeria.