FAO-led assessment details the pandemic’s impact on agri-food systems in Bangladesh and outlines possible recovery strategies.
Unprecedented adoption of agricultural technologies wards off negative impacts of COVID-19 in northwestern India.
Equipment and safety protocols protect agricultural machinery workshop staff from COVID-19.
How gender research supports rural women during times of crisis.
Women in Odisha, India, successfully shoulder responsibility in leading their families through the COVID-19 crisis.
Source: All Africa (10 Sep 2020)
African Green Revolution Forum panel discussed and policies to encourage small and medium-enterprise (SME) growth.
Source: Forbes México (25 Jul 2020)
Agriculture in Mexico has not stopped during the COVID-19 pandemic, but has had to reinvent itself.
CIMMYT continues to support farmers and the agricultural sector in the country.
Source: Des Moines Register (17 Jul 2020)
Self-Help International is fighting malnutrition with biofortified crops in Nicaragua.
Source: Down to Earth (15 Jul 2020)
While an estimated 10 percent of India’s 44 million ha of rice is cultivated through direct seeding, the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to an increase in this practice.
A survey conducted by CIMMYT researchers collected insights from over 200 key value-chain market actors.
Source: Reforma (16 Jun 2020)
CIMMYT calls on companies and government to support sustainable and resilient food systems to prevent the COVID-19 health crisis from becoming a food crisis in Mexico.
Initiative in Zimbabwe pursues holistic and multi-faceted approach to support climate resilience and increase yields.
Source: News Ghana (4 Jun 2020)
CIMMYT Global Maize Program Director B.M. Prasanna calls on scientists to help countries in finding faster solutions to the effects of COVID-19 on food security.
Source: Fana Television (3 Jun 2020)
CIMMYT joins EIAR and Ministry of Agriculture on panel discussing strategy to prevent food insecurity in Ethiopia during COVID-19 pandemic.