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Capacity development
Features

CIMMYT and partners revise Nepal’s seed science and technology curriculum, so university graduates are better equipped to join the industry’s work force.

Food security
Features

Technical coordination between research and development partners is key to breed maize varieties that respond to the diverse needs of small farmers.

Innovation and technology
Features

Web app helps extension agents and farmers monitor the spread of fall armyworm.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Women in Malawi are inspiring the next generation of smallholder farmers to adopt climate-smart technologies.

Innovation and technology
News

For the first time widespread monitoring examines how farmers are coping with climate stresses.

Health and nutrition
Blogs

How can we feed more people while protecting nature and biodiversity?

Innovation and technology
News

New maize varieties to bolster seed sector and enhance farm productivity.

Food security
Press releases

New research recommends targeted assistance and engagement with small farmers in rural Guatemala to improve livelihoods and reduce migration pressures.

Business Development Manager
Food security
Features

Public and private partners join forces to mitigate voracious pest.

Innovation and technology
News

Scientists use spatial price prediction models to estimate local prices that might be more relevant than the national average.

Gender and social inclusion
News

Seed systems play a major role in Africa’s agricultural transformation — but are they gender-friendly?

Innovation and technology
Features

Digital seed information system will connect farmers to information and seed suppliers.

Food security
In the media

Source: Dawn (23 Dec 2019)

Pakistan has released 20 new high-yielding, disease-resistant and climate change-resilient wheat and maize varieties during the year.

Food security
Publications

CSISA publishes policy and research note on how to develop balanced nutrient management innovations in the region.