Conservation agriculture expert at Oxford Farming Conference
Bram Govaerts, strategic leader for Sustainable Intensification in Latin America and Latin America representative at CIMMYT makes keynote speech at Oxford Farming Conference.
Is the next food crisis coming? Are we ready to respond?
One of the strongest El Niños on record is underway, threatening millions of agricultural livelihoods – and lives.
African maize farmers get support to mitigate impact of poor soils
As the global community marks World Soil Day, African smallholder farmers are contending with low yields due to low-fertility soils prevalent in most parts of sub-Saharan Africa, affecting food security for 300 million people.
Agriculture ministers support policies to achieve Africa’s growth potential
East and Southern African countries need to formulate and implement appropriate policies to help smallholder farmers access technologies.
Paula Kantor Award nominees must show gender research success in India
A new award recognizes contributions to the livelihoods and economic empowerment of women made by a former giant in the field of international gender research.
Yield gap analysis key to meeting future crop demand
The Global Yield Gap Atlas (GYGA) can help identify where major crop yields are not increasing fast enough to meet demand on existing farmland, and how farmers might close those gaps.
Un libro que rinde homenaje a las “científicas anónimas” con motivo del Día Internacional de las Mujeres Rurales
Rural women play a critical role in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty, providing innumerable benefits to agricultural systems around the world at all levels of the value chain, but their contributions often go unrecognized.
Book celebrates maize “secret scientists” on International Day of Rural Women
Rural women play a critical role in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty.
Green manure crop cover reduces need for mineral fertilizer in Africa
Green manures are an affordable and environmentally friendly alternative to fertilizer for many farmers in southern Africa.
Tackling wheat rust diseases requires $108 million a year, study shows
Despite efforts to develop wheat resistant to stem, stripe and leaf rusts, the diseases will continue to thwart scientists, making ongoing funding vital, a top economist has said.
Empowering women in agriculture through SIMLESA
CIMMYT and the Agricultural Research Council (ARC) of South Africa host a five-day gender training workshop in Pretoria, South Africa.