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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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A common platform through which data on genetic resources can be disseminated to both crop researchers and breeders can strengthen research communities.

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A new review highlights the potential for biological control programs to lift a large number of people out of poverty and create greater returns for consumers and producers.

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WhileGM foods continue to be a topic of debate in much of the developed world, few studies have focused on consumers’ acceptance of GM food in developing countries.

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While scientific research is an important component of the development of an agricultural innovation system, it is not enough.

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Stem rusts have proven to be a challenge to wheat farmers in Kazakhstan and Russia, particularly with higher rainfall in recent years.

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CIMMYT with other partners combined empirical data and results from a cropping system model to quantify benefits and trade-offs of CA in southern Africa.