International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

Health and nutrition

This research is especially significant for countries where the health burdens of exposure to aflatoxin and prevalence of vitamin A deficiency converge with high rates of maize consumption.

Food security

Trials of the Nutrient Expert app showed improved yields, fertilizer-use efficiency and increased profits for farmers.

Innovation and technology

CIMMYT has been researching the use of mobile apps to provide site-specific agronomic advice to farmers.

Food security
Press releases

International consortium established to connect research with practical field solutions against pest.