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Capacity development
In the media

Source: AgroinformaciĂłn (22 Jun 2021)

At the 8th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture, Martin Kropff argued that “agriculture cannot take a toll on the environment”, praising conservation agriculture for its contribution to building resilience to drought.

Capacity development
In the media

Source: El Sol de MĂ©xico (29 Apr 2021)

During the presentation of Mexico’s 2021 Agri-Food Expectations, Bram Govaerts, Director General of CIMMYT, flagged a number of initiatives aimed at supporting the country’s food self-sufficiency.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Features

Experts discuss solutions to postharvest losses and how agricultural mechanization can benefit rural women in the Global South.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

FAO-led assessment details the pandemic’s impact on agri-food systems in Bangladesh and outlines possible recovery strategies.

Innovations
Press releases

New project will research and promote the adoption of sustainable farming method and practices.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Features

CGIAR socio-economic researchers have developed a standardized set of farm household survey questions to improve dataset comparability over space and time.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Dhaka Tribune (11 Jun 2020)

While Bangladesh is at low risk of a large-scale invasion of desert locusts, efforts to curb fall armyworm will help in addressing future pests.

Capacity development
Features

Malawian smallholders tackle challenges together using the farmer field school approach.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: Thomson Reuters (18 Feb 2020)

Schemes may fall short of ambitions by dealing separately with food production, supply and consumption.

Innovations
News

New leaflet highlights digital innovations for Africa as researchers share insights at the African Green Revolution Forum 2019.

Innovations
Features

At the Africa Food Security Leadership Dialogue in Rwanda, experts and policymakers analyzed ways to address the continent’s food security crisis in the face of climate change.

Innovations
Press releases

New study finds that wheat farmers often do not accurately identify their varieties.

Innovations
News

Knowledge share fair highlights CGIAR contributions to the Ethiopian agriculture sector.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

China’s vice minister of agriculture and rural affairs, Qu Dongyu, visited the global headquarters of CIMMYT.