Sustainable intensification

Food security
Features

The world urgently needs a transformation of the global food system, leading to healthier diets for all and a drastic reduction in agriculture’s environmental impact. The major cereal grains must play a central role in this new revolution for the benefit of the world’s poorest people.

Food security
Features

Can you imagine a world without maize and wheat? We can’t!

Gender and social inclusion
Photos

On the International Day of Rural Women, October 15, meet farmers who are leading their families and their communities to a better life.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Long-term research on climate-smart agriculture in Malawi has improved the productivity, resilience and prospects of Mary Twaya, a single mother of three.

Climate change
News

Global conference will serve as forum for collaboration on crop production in water-limited environments.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

Researchers argue data from small satellites can help target agricultural interventions to locations where impact will be greatest.

Climate change
Features

A recent study from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) shows that conservation agriculture and other climate-smart technologies are increasing yields and farmer resilience amidst drought episodes in southern Africa.

Food security
Features

Partner field days in Kenya presented sustainable solutions to crop threats and innovations in seed and agronomy.

Food security
Features

CABI’s CEO Trevor Nicholls and CIMMYT’s Director General Martin Kropff analyze the challenges and opportunities for family farmers in the next decade.

Gender and social inclusion
News

An alternative conceptual framework uses a process-oriented approach to understand technological change that focuses more on the agency of different social actors in the agricultural system.

Innovation and technology
News

New leaflet highlights digital innovations for Africa as researchers share insights at the African Green Revolution Forum 2019.

Food security
Features

Halfway into Nepal’s 12-year plan to boost seed systems, partners review progress and plan the best way to meet targets.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Dhaka Tribune (17 Aug 2019)

USAID-funded CIMMYT and iDE project helped young mechanic develop the market for his locally-manufactured machines.