UK's Department for International Development (DFID)

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Climate change
Features

Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.

Food security
Features

Stress-tolerant maize varieties are transforming lives in northern Uganda.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

New research describes a revolutionary early warning system that can predict and mitigate wheat rust diseases in Ethiopia.

Innovation and technology
News

New study provides an extensive field-test validation of existing genetic markers for thousand grain weight; finds both surprises and promising results.

Innovation and technology
News

Bottlenecks between basic and applied plant science jeopardize life-saving crop improvements.

Food security
Features

Kenya research station offers a unique wheat science platform with global impact.

Innovation and technology
News

Research team behind revolutionary field test for wheat disease wins prestigious BBSRC prize.

Food security
News

A recent study in Ethiopia has concluded that encouraging biodiversity on and around agricultural land likely increases its productivity.

Health and nutrition
News

There are now 290 new varieties of 12 biofortified crops – including maize, wheat and potatoes – being grown in 60 countries, reaching an estimated 10 million farming households.