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Agricultural Scientist
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.

In the media

Source: The Washington Post (22 Nov 2021)

Harvard Professor Gabriela Soto Laveaga stresses the importance of tackling hunger as more than a technical problem to be addressed through scientific advancement alone, praising CGIAR for its community-centered approach to food systems amid the climate crisis.

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. 

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.

Features

Experts and over 900 participants tackled the agricultural, social, and environmental consequences of climate change-driven impacts on plant health.

News

New research shows that the Nutrient Expert decision tool is better for farmers’ fields, extension services and the environment.

Features

Assessing the approach’s potential and limitations for strengthening the livelihoods of the rural poor, a new book draws conclusions applicable across the development field.

News

CSISA initiatives support smallholder farmers in India to become successful entrepreneurs.

News

New research shows that a portfolio of crop management practices can boost productivity while minimizing harm to the environment.