Sustainable agrifood systems
The goals for breeding new crops have been changed by the rising demands for climate-ready crops, originating from the urgent need to adapt to climate change.
Catch up on presentations from CIMMYT scientists and researchers at COP27, held between November 6-18.
Study explores how to reduce GHG emissions while supporting food security through nitrogen management
Responses of yields and N₂O emissions to N inputs could be used to design appropriate N management strategies for addressing the dual challenge of food insecurity and climate crisis.
Source: Nature (22 Nov 2022)
Sieglinde Snapp identifies opportunities for improving inclusivity in the biosciences.
Exploring research-based solutions for the effects of climate change and food system shocks on smallholder farmers and global agrifood systems.
Seven founding partners introduced Ag4Peace, a new initiative that aims to build resilient food systems and improve livelihoods and diets in low- and middle-income countries.
CIMMYT is partnering with GIZ in Zambia to clear hurdles for smallholder farmers to produce fodder at a commercial level.
Financially-accessible mechanization options are reducing labor and providing further job opportunities for smallholders in Zimbabwe.
The Scaling Scan is facilitating access to sustainability and growth around the world and across diverse industries.
Experts gathered at the FAO Science and Innovation Forum to drive forward research partnerships to curb crop loss due to pests and diseases through efficient global sharing of data.
For the International Week of Science and Peace, Govaerts and Burke analyze whether it is possible to achieve food security without peace, and how the two are interlinked.
Source: Science (7 Nov 2022)
Research on rice crops that do not need replanting in China is showing promising results for yield, finances and labor, and the environment.
CIMMYT and ICAR partner to reward Indian farmers for utilizing climate smart agricultural practices.