Socioeconomics

Blogs

First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.

Features

Researchers take stock of the fertilizer recommendation tools in available in Ethiopia in support of the country’s National Soils Strategy.

Features

Celebrating whole grains as an integral part of healthy, sustainable — and delicious — diets.

Publications

Study explores how gender norms and intra-household dynamics shape women’s demand articulation for labor-saving technologies.

Press releases

Study shows investments and innovative policy decisions are increasing farmer incomes and national wheat productivity, with varieties originating from CIMMYT making a significant contribution.

News

FAO-led assessment details the pandemic’s impact on agri-food systems in Bangladesh and outlines possible recovery strategies.

Socioeconomist
Features

As the world becomes increasingly digital, the international agricultural research-for-development sector needs to keep up.

Publications

Study quantifies the economic losses from Bangladesh’s COVID-19 lockdowns and outlines policy implications for the country.

Innovations
Features

The testing and learning platform is working to tackle issues from adulterated seeds to crop residue burning.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

We need to make sure our food systems grow a variety of food to nourish a growing population and sustain the planet.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Features

Inclusive seed business model empowers women from marginalized communities in Nepal.

Press releases

Cereals offer greater health and nutrition benefits than commonly acknowledged, despite often being considered ‘nutrient-poor’, say scientists.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Former director general Donald Winkelmann was instrumental in achieving growth and recognition for CIMMYT.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Features

Women in rural Nepal prosper from training program on soil fertility management practices.