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Innovation and technology
Features

The tractor-mounted reaper saves farmers time and money and offers new sources of income.

Gender and social inclusion
Publications

New study presents a typology of women’s decision-making in wheat in India.

Food security
Features

The introduction of mung bean has transformed rice-wheat food systems in Nepal and has been one of the major successes of the Agronomy and Seed Scaling project.

Innovation and technology
Features

As the current pandemic and restrictions create labor constraints, CIMMYT experts discuss the role scale-appropriate farm machinery can play in addressing them.

Food security
Features

CIMMYT breeder applies new tools and technologies to accelerate genetic gains, make breeding more efficient, and keep up with the changing dynamics of biotic and abiotic stresses.

Health and nutrition
Features

Researchers in Kenya and Uganda are incorporating sensory preferences like taste, smell or texture into maize breeding.

Innovation and technology
Features

New project to deliver wheat disease warnings directly to farmers’ phones in Bangladesh and Nepal.

Food security
Features

Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.

Food security
Features

Technical coordination between research and development partners is key to breed maize varieties that respond to the diverse needs of small farmers.

Gender and social inclusion
Blogs

Is it up to the village men? Or women, too?

Associate Scientist - Applied Biotechnology Laboratory