International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

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Blogs

Adjusting the sowing dates for wheat in eastern India will increase untapped potential production by 69%, new research shows, helping to ensure food security and farm profitability as the planet warms.

News

The Initiative targets a broad range of pests and diseases affecting cereals, legumes, potato, sweet potato, cassava, banana and other vegetables.

Press releases

Regional CGIAR Initiative will improve the livelihoods of farmers, and the resilience and competitiveness of agrifood systems, in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Features

Agricultural scientist Madhulika Singh shares her experience as the first woman in STEM in her family and in her society in Bihar, India.

News

Ram Kanwar Malik named Honorary Member by the Weed Science Society of America for research on herbicide-resistant weed Phalaris minor affecting wheat crops.

In the media

Source: The New Yorker (6 Dec 2021)

A new article in the New Yorker praises the cutting-edge technology CIMMYT, CGIAR and other scientists are developing to produce a second Green Revolution that doesn’t repeat the mistakes of the first, putting the experiences and challenges of farmers at the heart of it.

Blogs

Building on impact of GENNOVATE, scientists recommend integrating gender-transformative research and methodologies into the new CGIAR Initiatives.

Features

A day in the life of a farmer in India’s Odisha state, part of  tribal community that has long lived off the land. 

News

Publication reviews the history of CGIAR maize research from 1970 to 2020.

News

Study results suggest caution in designing agricultural policies based on evidence derived from inaccurate measurement protocols.

Features

Women in Bangladesh start successful businesses using power-tiller-operated seeders.

News

The second installment in the CGIAR International Year of Plant Health Webinar Series tackles the often-overlooked issue of germplasm health.

Photos

In India’s state of Odisha, maize farming is lifting up the socioeconomic status of women.