innovation

Features

Recent shifts in how scaling is approached have helped alter attitudes toward how change happens, and we are now approaching a tipping point for doing scaling better.

In the media

Source: New Nigerian Newspaper (20 Oct 2022)

Food crops and animal feeds produced through biotechnology innovations can now be imported into Kenya after the ban on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) was lifted.

Features

Senior government representatives from across South Asia join forces to consolidate food security in the region.

News

Jawoo Koo, IFPRI, and Andrea Gardeazabal, CIMMYT, explain how smallholders in Africa, Asia and Latin America will benefit from the CGIAR Initiative for Digital Innovation.

Blogs

In collaboration with GIZ, CIMMYT’s Scaling Scan is helping Green Innovation Centers in Africa address the sustainability problem.

News

A study in India highlights who does what in wheat farming to support the design of gender-responsive interventions in the region.

Features

CIMMYT scientists use high-powered drones and space satellite imagery to accelerate crop improvement, fight pests and diseases and help farmers make better crop management decisions.

Press releases

As partners come together as One CGIAR to enact a bold climate-centered strategy, projects like CIMMYT and IITA’s decades-long work on climate-smart maize can help show the way forward.

Features

Philip Pardey discusses the importance of collaboration between national research systems and CGIAR, and why investment in agricultural research and development is needed now more than ever.

Innovations
Features

Service provider harvest model could create opportunities for young African entrepreneurs while reducing carbon emissions.

Innovations
Press releases

New research describes a revolutionary early warning system that can predict and mitigate wheat rust diseases in Ethiopia.

Innovations
Publications

Paper describes mindset and skills required to go from pilot project to sustainable systemic change at scale.

Innovations
News

Research team behind revolutionary field test for wheat disease wins prestigious BBSRC prize.

Innovations
Podcasts

Dubbed the “Uber for the farm”, Hello Tractor’s app easily allows tractor owners to rent their machinery to farmers and to improve business and operations.

Nutrition, health and food security
Blogs

Winner of the 2018 MAIZE-Asia Youth Innovators Award in the category of “Change Agent” shares her thoughts on tackling hunger.