New study provides an extensive field-test validation of existing genetic markers for thousand grain weight; finds both surprises and promising results.
Global conference will serve as forum for collaboration on crop production in water-limited environments.
New study provides recommendations to help female-headed households cope with market volatility.
This tool allows to identify varieties used by farmers and to track the adoption and impact of improved crops.
An agricultural organization led by indigenous Santal women is also benefiting low-income Muslim women.
Bottlenecks between basic and applied plant science jeopardize life-saving crop improvements.
New leaflet highlights digital innovations for Africa as researchers share insights at the African Green Revolution Forum 2019.
Researchers analyze irrigation service providers to understand how different business models and pump types affect pricing and water conservation.
The small hand-operated device, which ensures the even distribution of fertilizer, could support food production, nutrition, and even the incorporation of women to farming.
In demonstration plots in Kenya, smallholder farmers evaluate and rank maize varieties according to their preferred traits — a feedback that is crucial to CIMMYT’s maize breeding work.
In Bangladesh, a newly available device takes the hassle out of starting the engine of two-wheel tractors, particularly for women entrepreneurs.
Farmers boost their climate resilience and make money as they phase out a 25-year-old maize variety and replace it with drought-tolerant BH661 seeds.
In a blog post and video, Gates highlights the “essential” role of CIMMYT and other CGIAR research centers in “feeding our future.”
Researchers urge donor agencies to support the dissemination of new blast-resistant, biofortified wheat in Bangladesh.
Kenya research station offers a unique wheat science platform with global impact.