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Innovation and technology
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A new commentary published today in Nature Plants highlights the importance of an ancient grass species for wheat breeding.

Innovation and technology
Food security
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A new study on climate change patterns indicates that climate change could reduce total crop production 23 percent by 2050

Climate change
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A new study shows that while CA is well suited to helping farmers adapt to, and even increase profits in changing climates, there is considerable uncertainty about how much CA contributes to the mitigation aspect.

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A new study examined over 700 independent studies to find out if Conservation Agriculture works in a variety of environmental conditions in tropical areas.

Capacity development
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A new study examines the role of collective resource management in conflict.

Innovation and technology
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A new study examines how networks help spread new technologies and innovations in agriculture.

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A new study identifies the key ways to keep up with India’s rising food demand while minimizing greenhouse gas emissions.

Innovation and technology
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A new study shows how wheat breeders can more efficiently increase yield and improve their selections by using modern genetic tools.

Innovation and technology
Climate change
Health and nutrition
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Recent modeling studies in Zambia suggest that provitamin A maize’s impact is being cut short by the low retention of carotenoids during storage and postharvest grain loss.

Climate change
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Farmers in Pakistan that practice climate change adaptation strategies have higher food security levels and are less likely to live in poverty than those that don’t.

Innovation and technology
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New evidence shows that not only do improved maize varieties increase crop productivity and farmer income, they can also decrease child malnutrition.

Food security
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In northwestern India, growing maize is being advocated as an alternative to rice to address resource degradation challenges such as declining water tables and climate change induced variability in rainfall and temperature.