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Features

In an interview with Happy Makuru Daudi, she shares her career journey and why ground nut is a ‘woman’s crop’.

Features

The introduction of new technology has enabled farmers in West Africa to improve the quality and minimize losses of a national staple.

In the media

Source: Gates Notes (31 Jan 2023)

Bill Gates reflects on a recent visit to a Kenyan farm to see firsthand the results of work by CIMMYT and CGIAR.

News

Women researchers from Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru work alongside each other on innovative project and build bonds in the hope of completing future projects.

News

The CGIAR Women in Research and Science (WIRES) employee-led resource group recently had a virtual engagement to discuss the progress and new happenings in the group.

Features

For World Food Day, discover how CIMMYT is improving food security, livelihoods and nutrition in South Asia, with support from ACIAR.

Features

High-yielding purple maize, introduced into Peruvian agriculture by Alicia Medina Hoyos, is attracting global attention.

Features

Through the CSISA project, CIMMYT is helping female farmers in Bangladesh, India, and Nepal to receive the recognition and opportunities they deserve.

Publications

Male and female farmers in Ethiopia and India face different challenges to accessing new wheat varieties, discovers CIMMYT researchers.

Publications

Reducing the gender gap in Ethiopian farming households can enhance climate change adaptation by female-headed households by almost 19%.

Publications

New issue spotlights importance of gender inclusive approach to agricultural research for development.

Features

More than 40% of the global agricultural labor force is made up of women, and in the least developed countries, two in three women are employed in farming.

Features

A lack of consistent keywords when tagging research is leading to holes in searches for gender research across CGIAR, the world’s largest network of agricultural researchers. A more systematic and sharper use of keywords when describing datasets will improve findability in searches.