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Innovation and technology
News

International symposium in New Delhi serves to discuss new technologies and management approaches.

Food security
Explainers

Wheat blast is one of the most fearsome and intractable wheat diseases in recent decades. It spreads through infected seeds, crop residues as well as by spores that can travel long distances in the air, posing a major threat to wheat production in tropical areas.

Climate change
Features

Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.

Gender and social inclusion
Publications

Researchers identify national policies, climate and soil fertility changes, population increase, and urban expansion as the major drivers of farming systems change in the Hawassa area of Ethiopia.

Innovation and technology
Features

The COMPASS smartphone phone app uses data from farmers and from satellites to provide precise crop management advice.

Food security
Features

Experts reflect on the successful efforts to limit the spread of maize lethal necrosis across eastern and southern Africa.

Innovation and technology
News

Experts work together at hackathon to develop Enterprise Breeding System that can serve CGIAR organizations and national agricultural research programs.

Health and nutrition
Press releases

Review indicates positive health impacts from diverse diets that include not more than 50% carbohydrates and the right mix of grain-based foods.

Food security
News

Hans-Joachim Braun and Alexey Morgunov receive awards and fellowships at annual meeting of crop science peers.

Food security
Blogs

The effect of factors limiting production differs across regions, researchers observe.

Food security
News

Head of CIMMYT Wheat Germplasm Bank receives Frank N. Meyer Medal for contributions to germplasm collection, conservation and use.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

New research describes a revolutionary early warning system that can predict and mitigate wheat rust diseases in Ethiopia.

Capacity development
Features

Scientists mobilize African and Latin American knowledge to protect Asia’s maize.

Food security
Publications

Researchers present highlights from 40 years of collaboration on wheat genomics, breeding for disease resistance and quality improvement.

Food security
Features

The 2019 Borlaug Dialogue explored solutions to feed the planet sustainably in the face of conflict and climate change.