The five young awardees are advancing change, innovation and research in their communities.
With multi-sector support for climate-sensitive practices, African farmers can boost food security and resilience
Conservation agriculture has potential to conserve soils, improve yields and limit environmental impacts.
A new study shows that while CA is well suited to helping farmers adapt to, and even increase profits in changing climates, there is considerable uncertainty about how much CA contributes to the mitigation aspect.
A new study shows how wheat breeders can more efficiently increase yield and improve their selections by using modern genetic tools.
Fall armyworm devastates crops in sub-Saharan Africa: A quick and coordinated regional response is required
The head of CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program highlights the potential impact of the fall armyworm pest and how CGIAR researchers are contributing to a quick and coordinated response across the Africa.
Smallholder farmers in South Africa can now access and grow new maize varieties with transgenic resistance to stem borers, the most damaging insect pest of maize.
Several African nation ambassadors to Zimbabwe pledged to step up support for improved agriculture technologies.
A new study predicts that climate change will have a large, secondary impacts on agricultural societies in sub-Saharan Africa.
Diverse, stress tolerant maize varieties are benefiting smallholders throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
Improved seeds resilient to drought, disease and other stresses allow farming families to invest more in their livelihoods and children’s futures.
Wheat scientists visit Washington to receive honor, detail research successes at American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting.
As the global community marks World Soil Day, African smallholder farmers are contending with low yields due to low-fertility soils prevalent in most parts of sub-Saharan Africa, affecting food security for 300 million people.