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Food security
Features

The world urgently needs a transformation of the global food system, leading to healthier diets for all and a drastic reduction in agriculture’s environmental impact. The major cereal grains must play a central role in this new revolution for the benefit of the world’s poorest people.

Innovation and technology
News

New study provides an extensive field-test validation of existing genetic markers for thousand grain weight; finds both surprises and promising results.

Capacity development
Features

Seven young farmers, researchers and activists are advancing change, innovation and research in their communities.

Food security
Features

A demand-driven, multi-lens approach ensures the best maize varieties are available to seed companies and farmers.

Gender and social inclusion
Publications

An agricultural organization led by indigenous Santal women is also benefiting low-income Muslim women.

Gender and social inclusion
News

An alternative conceptual framework uses a process-oriented approach to understand technological change that focuses more on the agency of different social actors in the agricultural system.

Innovation and technology
News

Bottlenecks between basic and applied plant science jeopardize life-saving crop improvements.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

New study shows that improved bread wheat varieties obtained from crosses of durum wheat and goat grass are helping to ensure the crop’s future.

Capacity development
Features

WHEAT media sponsorship connects scientists and reporters at International Wheat Congress.

Climate change
News

After Afghanistan, Nepal, and Pakistan, the Regional Drought Monitoring and Outlook System extends its coverage to Bangladesh.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

The average farmer who uses the Happy Seeder can generate up to 20% more profits than those who burn their fields, according to a new study published in Science.

Climate change
Features

International gathering highlights cutting edge efforts to improve yields, nutrition, and climate change resilience of a globally vital staple food.

Climate change
News

Published in Science, the article provides evidence for national policies that block stubble burning and promote no-till mechanization to manage crop residues.

Food security
Annual reports

In 2018, MAIZE delivered development outcomes and impacts through varietal release, scale-up, delivery and adoption of climate-resilient and nutritionally enriched maize varieties.

Food security
Annual reports

WHEAT’s achievements in 2018 made an invaluable contribution to global food security, especially for the 2.5 billion people who depend on wheat for their livelihoods.