Smallholder farmers increasingly benefit as the younger generation adopts mechanization and sustainable agri-technologies.
Ravi Ranjan took to farming after the death of his grandfather and, despite his initial apprehension about working in agriculture, has never looked back.
For World Food Day, discover how CIMMYT is improving food security, livelihoods and nutrition in South Asia, with support from ACIAR.
The Global Farmer Network share their perspective on the challenges facing farmers and global food security.
At global climate summit, CIMMYT scientists share adaptation and mitigation solutions for farmers, and call for increased funding for agricultural research.
Half a century earlier, scientists collected and preserved samples of maize landraces in Morelos, Mexico. Now, descendants of those farmers were able to get back their ancestral maize seeds and, with them, a piece of their family history.
CIMMYT’s director general and CABI’s CEO propose six ways to support family farmers.
CIMMYT was invited to discuss the findings of the EAT-Lancet Commission report and its implications for Mexico.
Climate is the most important challenge farmers face, because “they’re just influenced by it and there is little that they can do,” explains Luisa Volpe of the World Farmers Organization.