Ethiopia calls for continued collaboration to increase wheat production and meet nutritional and food security
CIMMYT and EIAR officially closed a wheat seed scaling project that benefitted 131,132 households.
How important is farming relative to non-farm activities for the income of young rural Africans?
A recent study in Ethiopia has concluded that encouraging biodiversity on and around agricultural land likely increases its productivity.
Women have the potential to be drivers of agricultural transformation.
Authors examine how smallholders attempt to innovate with improved wheat seed, row planting, and the broad bed maker, introduced through the Ethiopian agricultural extension system.
Source: The Reporter (16 Feb 2019)
A new report shows that gender inequality in Ethiopia is hampering efforts to reach the government’s goal of wheat self-sufficiency by 2022.
Government officials, researchers and experts developed a list of recommendations going forward.
Trials of the Nutrient Expert app showed improved yields, fertilizer-use efficiency and increased profits for farmers.
Mechanization could boost Ethiopian wheat production and provide youth with new job opportunities.
CIMMYT economist Jason Donovan discusses the role of seed companies and food markets.
We talk to the recipient of the World Food Prize 2018 Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application. Rouse is being recognized for his work on Ug99.
CIMMYT has been researching the use of mobile apps to provide site-specific agronomic advice to farmers.
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.