Socioeconomics

Food security
News

The number of the world’s hungry could double and trade restrictions will harm food importing nations, experts say.

Climate change
News

Through new project, tools and insurance services will help small farmers in eastern Africa reduce investment risks and losses related to climate.

Food security
In the media

Source: Plantopia (9 Apr 2020)

CIMMYT senior scientist Dave Hodson discusses striking parallels between wheat rust and global human epidemics on new podcast.

Project Manager
Health and nutrition
Photos

What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Our climate change-ravaged food systems cannot wait for the gradual progress of gender quality.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Experts note that policies alone are not enough — they need to go hand in hand with strong initiatives to make agriculture a safer, more equal and respectful space for both women and men.

Health and nutrition
Videos

Consumers near Mexico City perceived blue maize tortillas to taste better. They were willing to pay up to a third more to buy them for special family events or to consume them in restaurants.

Gender and social inclusion
Blogs

Is it up to the village men? Or women, too?

Research Officer
Food security
Videos

Studying changing food consumption patterns in the context of urbanization and economic and population growth helps plan for the future.

Capacity development
News

Women in West Bengal form farmer groups and cooperatives drawing on sustainable agricultural practices from CIMMYT’s SRFSI project.

Innovation and technology
News

Scientists use spatial price prediction models to estimate local prices that might be more relevant than the national average.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

CIMMYT researcher explores the ways in which gender norms influence agricultural innovation around the world.

Assistant Research Associate - Gender and Social Inclusion