Sustainable agrifood systems
A. G. Adeeth Cariappa
Strengthening partnerships with government and private sector in Malawi
CIMMYT-led event bringing private sector and government together is a success story of the power of collaboration.
Protected: Agriculture for Peace
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Scaling impact of dryland crops research through regional crop improvement networks
Scientists and stakeholders in Africa are co-designing a network approach to improve and expand dryland crops value chains in the continent.
One year of Women in Crop Science at CIMMYT
For its first birthday, a co-founder of the Women in Crop Science at CIMMYT, talks about their journey over the past year.
Market Intelligence Briefs – a new publication series to inform crop-breeding decisions
The CGIAR Initiative on Market Intelligence releases two reports on a framework for informing crop breeding and future market segments for hybrid maize.
Building towards a climate-smart agriculture future through harnessing crop modeling
A workshop supports participants to grow their crop modeling expertise, with the aim of improving the use of tools in Zimbabwe and the rest of Africa.
Farmers in Buhera gear up for climate-smart agriculture
Water harvesting technology trials give hope to farmers in semi-arid regions of Zimbabwe.
A deceptively simple hack boosts wheat yields in Bihar
A hotter planet was devastating wheat yields in one of India’s poorest but most fertile states. Researchers looked at the agricultural system as a whole to find a promising path forward.
African smallholder farmers hit hard by global food shortage: expert
Source: Africa Briefing (13 Feb 2023)
Bram Govaerts emphasizes the potential for agricultural development in Africa using nutritious indigenous crops.
Some things have to die for others to live: Why scaling down is just as important as scaling up in the transformation of global food systems
Source: NextBillion (8 Feb 2023)
Efforts to transform global food systems typically focus on introducing/scaling new innovations/programs. Here we argue for more focus on intentionally scaling down unsustainable farming practices.