Innovations for development
Ethiopian machines for Ethiopian farmers
Locally produced seed cleaners are making a big difference in Ethiopia and inspiring innovation in Benin.
Solar powered dryers boost peanut production in Togo
The introduction of new technology has enabled farmers in West Africa to improve the quality and minimize losses of a national staple.
Adapting growing seasons to climate change can boost yields of world’s staple crops
New research estimates impact of farmer adaptation to climate change on maize, wheat, rice, sorghum and soybean.
Scaling Scan website launched
New website offers one stop shop for scaling agricultural innovations.
Farmers in Zimbabwe embrace agroecology
In the Mbire and Murehwa districts of Zimbabwe, smallholder farmers are being introduced to agroecology interventions as part of a CGIAR Initiative.
For women in Ivory Coast, processing cassava no longer has to be a grind
Mechanical grinders and presses are transforming cassava production in Ivory Coast and empowering women.
Smallholder farmers embrace climate-smart seed and mechanization fairs
Around one thousand farmers flocked to a recent two-day climate-smart seed and mechanization fair in Zimbabwe’s Masvingo district, signaling strong interest in these two climate adaptation strategies.
Opening the door to commercial fodder production
CIMMYT is partnering with GIZ in Zambia to clear hurdles for smallholder farmers to produce fodder at a commercial level.
Two-wheel tractors transform smallholder farming communities in Masvingo
Financially-accessible mechanization options are reducing labor and providing further job opportunities for smallholders in Zimbabwe.
The democratization of innovation
The Scaling Scan is facilitating access to sustainability and growth around the world and across diverse industries.
In Burkina Faso, a business model for mechanization is providing hope
CIMMYT and its partners are helping farmers branch out into business to improve crop yield and create job opportunities in their communities.
Connect rural areas with digital innovations to unlock climate resilience for hundreds of millions of farmers
Jawoo Koo, IFPRI, and Andrea Gardeazabal, CIMMYT, explain how smallholders in Africa, Asia and Latin America will benefit from the CGIAR Initiative for Digital Innovation.
Why co-creation is vital for sustainable agriculture
CIMMYT Director General Bram Govaerts explains to government and private sector partners how CIMMYT equips farmers to capitalize on new technologies, resulting in climate-smart processes and increased food security.
Greenhouse upgrades at BWMRI for wheat blast research
The developments will create capacity for national and international research and improve processes for disease screening in wheat.