Essential actions to mitigate the food crisis, stabilize supply and transition to greater agrifood system resilience
Experts propose short-, medium- and long-term practical actions to respond to the looming global food crisis catalyzed by the Russia-Ukraine war.
Researchers build on existing source-and-sink model to map complex interaction of traits that determine wheat yield throughout its growth cycle, as a guide for breeding and future research.
Nepali researchers get trained on rapid diagnostics tool and get ready to monitor yellow rust in the 2022/23 wheat season.
The Russia-Ukraine conflict will cause massive disruptions to global wheat supply and food security. Agricultural research investments are the basis of resilient agri-food systems and a food-secure future.
Review proposes ways to accelerate climate resilience of staple crops, by integrating proven breeding methods with cutting-edge technologies.
Partnership of two world-class research institutes will harness state-of-the-art technology to find solutions for wheat farmers and consumers.
First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.
As the world becomes increasingly digital, the international agricultural research-for-development sector needs to keep up.
Source: World Grain (13 Aug 2019)
MARPLE diagnostic platform significantly reduces the time to identify strains, which previously took months.
The mobile kit will allow Ethiopia to quickly identify wheat rust strains in 48 hours, instead of sending samples to labs abroad.
Knowledge share fair highlights CGIAR contributions to the Ethiopian agriculture sector.
Research team behind revolutionary field test for wheat disease wins prestigious BBSRC prize.
More than 200 scientists have increased their capacity at these annual trainings since CIMMYT started organizing them ten years ago.
MARPLE (Mobile And Real-time PLant disEase) is a portable testing lab which could help speed-up the identification of devastating wheat rust diseases in Africa.