food systems

Features

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.

News

FAO-led assessment details the pandemic’s impact on agri-food systems in Bangladesh and outlines possible recovery strategies.

Features

As the world becomes increasingly digital, the international agricultural research-for-development sector needs to keep up.

Innovation and technology
Features

The testing and learning platform is working to tackle issues from adulterated seeds to crop residue burning.

Food security
Features

We need to make sure our food systems grow a variety of food to nourish a growing population and sustain the planet.

Food security
In the media

Source: All Africa (10 Sep 2020)

African Green Revolution Forum panel discussed and policies to encourage small and medium-enterprise (SME) growth.

Food security
News

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.

Innovation and technology
News

New testing and learning platform aims to build the knowledge base for trust and transparency technologies in food systems.

Health and nutrition
In the media

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.

Food security
In the media

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.

Food security
Features

Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.

Climate change
Infographics

Global climate frameworks miss the “big picture” on food, say scientists.

Food security
Videos

Studying changing food consumption patterns in the context of urbanization and economic and population growth helps plan for the future.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Thomson Reuters (18 Feb 2020)

Schemes may fall short of ambitions by dealing separately with food production, supply and consumption.

Innovation and technology
News

Changing farming technologies requires systemic change, argues Lennart Woltering in new article.