Researchers in Kenya and Uganda are incorporating sensory preferences like taste, smell or texture into maize breeding.
New fact sheet captures the impact of six decades of maize and wheat research in Pakistan.
New project to deliver wheat disease warnings directly to farmers’ phones in Bangladesh and Nepal.
Entomologist and CIMMYT partner Mike Smith explains the importance of documenting the economic value of crop pest research.
The number of the world’s hungry could double and trade restrictions will harm food importing nations, experts say.
Through new project, tools and insurance services will help small farmers in eastern Africa reduce investment risks and losses related to climate.
Source: Plantopia (9 Apr 2020)
CIMMYT senior scientist Dave Hodson discusses striking parallels between wheat rust and global human epidemics on new podcast.
What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?
Our climate change-ravaged food systems cannot wait for the gradual progress of gender quality.
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.
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.
Is it up to the village men? Or women, too?
Studying changing food consumption patterns in the context of urbanization and economic and population growth helps plan for the future.
Women in West Bengal form farmer groups and cooperatives drawing on sustainable agricultural practices from CIMMYT’s SRFSI project.
Scientists use spatial price prediction models to estimate local prices that might be more relevant than the national average.