Results for "family farming"

Features

Study deepens the understanding of women’s and men’s roles in maize plot management to guide gender-responsive maize breeding and seed system interventions.

Farming System Design (FSD7) Webinars on Capacity Development in Systems Research for the transformation of agri-food systems to achieve SDGs under climate change.

Capacity development
Videos

A new video dramatizes the human stakes of the battle against fall armyworm and shows how techniques developed by CIMMYT and partners are helping farmers beat the pest.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
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.

Nutrition, health and 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.

Nutrition, health and food security

CIMMYT’s director general and CABI’s CEO propose six ways to support family farmers.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Leonard Rusinamhodzi works with African farmers to innovate farming systems in the face of climate change.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
News

Women and youth help lead efforts to adopt climate-friendly farming and safeguard indigenous maize yields.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Tending her own crops gives Carolina Camacho insights into the challenges farmers face that she could never have learned in a classroom.

Features

Improved maize varieties offer new economic opportunity to families in Kenya.

Features

KDV4 is one of the DT varieties sold in Kenya’s eastern drylands alongside other improved varieties, developed by CIMMYT.

News

Bram Govaerts, associate director of the Global Conservation Agriculture Program (GCAP) and leader of the Sustainable Modernization of Traditional Agriculture (MasAgro) program, made a presentation on the future prognosis of food security and the actions that must be taken to achieve it at the Prospectiva del Mundo (World Prospective) Mexico 2015 conference on 25 June. The conference, organized by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and the Mexican chapter of the World Future Society, brought together national and international experts in fields such as development, education, finance and agriculture.

News

Join CIMMYT in celebrating World Food Day on 16 October!

News

Reeves has been appointed a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia for significant service to sustainable agriculture research and production.