Being the change you wanted to see as a young girl
Agricultural scientist Madhulika Singh shares her experience as the first woman in STEM in her family and in her society in Bihar, India.
CIMMYT scientist receives award for weed research
Ram Kanwar Malik named Honorary Member by the Weed Science Society of America for research on herbicide-resistant weed Phalaris minor affecting wheat crops.
Creating a better leaf
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.
From diagnosis to action on social equity
Building on impact of GENNOVATE, scientists recommend integrating gender-transformative research and methodologies into the new CGIAR Initiatives.
New CSISA Infographic highlights the impact of the CIMMYT’s Soil Intelligence System (SIS)
SIS currently implemented in three states in India helps generate robust soil health data to support soil management and agriculture interventions.
It’s Rural Women’s Day, from dawn to dusk
A day in the life of a farmer in India’s Odisha state, part of tribal community that has long lived off the land.
Tracing the evolution of 50 years of maize research in CGIAR
Publication reviews the history of CGIAR maize research from 1970 to 2020.
Revisiting the inverse size-productivity relationship
Study results suggest caution in designing agricultural policies based on evidence derived from inaccurate measurement protocols.
Women in Bangladesh start successful businesses using power-tiller-operated seeders.
Consider the seed
The second installment in the CGIAR International Year of Plant Health Webinar Series tackles the often-overlooked issue of germplasm health.
The transformative value of maize
In India’s state of Odisha, maize farming is lifting up the socioeconomic status of women.
CGIAR webinar unleashes multidisciplinary approach to climate change and plant health
Experts and over 900 participants tackled the agricultural, social, and environmental consequences of climate change-driven impacts on plant health.
An aspiration for entrepreneurship
CSISA initiatives support smallholder farmers in India to become successful entrepreneurs.
Critical reflections on COVID-19
FAO-led assessment details the pandemic’s impact on agri-food systems in Bangladesh and outlines possible recovery strategies.