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Food security
Features

The 2019 Borlaug Dialogue explored solutions to feed the planet sustainably in the face of conflict and climate change.

Innovation and technology
News

Changing farming technologies requires systemic change, argues Lennart Woltering in new article.

Food security
Videos

BBC radio show Witness History focuses on the life and work of Norman Borlaug.

Food security
Features

The world urgently needs a transformation of the global food system, leading to healthier diets for all and a drastic reduction in agriculture’s environmental impact. The major cereal grains must play a central role in this new revolution for the benefit of the world’s poorest people.

Food security
Features

Can you imagine a world without maize and wheat? We can’t!

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.

Postdoctoral Researcher
Innovation and technology
News

Using existing sources of information, quantifying soil organic carbon would be a first step to increasing it, a crucial way to support climate change mitigation and agricultural resilience.

In the media

Source: The Hindu Business Line (24 Sep 2019)

International team found a way to breed better wheat varieties with high yields and resistance to diseases and the adverse effects of climate change.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

Scientists identified significant new chromosomal regions for wheat yield and disease resistance, which will speed up global breeding efforts.

Food security
Features

CABI’s CEO Trevor Nicholls and CIMMYT’s Director General Martin Kropff analyze the challenges and opportunities for family farmers in the next decade.

Gender and social inclusion
News

An alternative conceptual framework uses a process-oriented approach to understand technological change that focuses more on the agency of different social actors in the agricultural system.

Innovation and technology
News

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

Innovation and technology
News

New paper outlines potential uses of genetic engineering technologies to address problems that affect resource-poor farmers and consumers.