Foresight and targeting
As the world becomes increasingly digital, the international agricultural research-for-development sector needs to keep up.
The testing and learning platform is working to tackle issues from adulterated seeds to crop residue burning.
CIMMYT spatial economist studies how economic behavior varies across diverse geographical contexts, how smallholder farming systems in sub-Saharan Africa are evolving, and the need to revisit agricultural resources and policies accordingly.
Scientists assess the use of blockchain to track the impact of biofortified seeds.
New testing and learning platform aims to build the knowledge base for trust and transparency technologies in food systems.
Scientists use spatial price prediction models to estimate local prices that might be more relevant than the national average.
Scientists develop an early warning system that delivers wheat rust predictions directly to farmers’ phones
New research describes a revolutionary early warning system that can predict and mitigate wheat rust diseases in Ethiopia.
Researchers analyze irrigation service providers to understand how different business models and pump types affect pricing and water conservation.
Researchers urge donor agencies to support the dissemination of new blast-resistant, biofortified wheat in Bangladesh.
Rural land grows scarce as populations rise and more youth farm for their livelihoods.
Research team behind revolutionary field test for wheat disease wins prestigious BBSRC prize.
Policy to encourage alternative crops for wheat farmers in South Asia a short-term solution at best, say CIMMYT researchers
The developing world’s appetite for wheat is growing swiftly, driven in part by rising incomes, rapid urbanization and the expansion of families where both spouses work outside the house.