World-renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs joins CIMMYT’s end-of-year event to reflect upon the important tasks CGIAR should undertake in its upcoming 50 years of impact.
FAO-led assessment details the pandemic’s impact on agri-food systems in Bangladesh and outlines possible recovery strategies.
As the world becomes increasingly digital, the international agricultural research-for-development sector needs to keep up.
The testing and learning platform is working to tackle issues from adulterated seeds to crop residue burning.
We need to make sure our food systems grow a variety of food to nourish a growing population and sustain the planet.
Source: All Africa (10 Sep 2020)
African Green Revolution Forum panel discussed and policies to encourage small and medium-enterprise (SME) growth.
CIMMYT representatives discuss the impact of the pandemic on Mexico and why CIMMYT works towards more resilient agri-food systems with healthier and more prosperous people.
New testing and learning platform aims to build the knowledge base for trust and transparency technologies in food systems.
Source: Devex (4 May 2020)
Leaders from CIMMYT, Harvest Plus and Clinton Development Initiative discuss need for smallholder farmers to be resilient against shocks — pandemics, droughts or crop infestations.
Source: Dhaka Tribune (22 Apr 2020)
CGIAR centers recommended Bangladesh to ensure transportation of food and the flow of crucial inputs to farmers through market systems.
Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.
Global climate frameworks miss the “big picture” on food, say scientists.
Studying changing food consumption patterns in the context of urbanization and economic and population growth helps plan for the future.
Source: Thomson Reuters (18 Feb 2020)
Schemes may fall short of ambitions by dealing separately with food production, supply and consumption.
Changing farming technologies requires systemic change, argues Lennart Woltering in new article.