From silver bullets to transition science in the CGIAR: reflections on the scalingXchange Call to Action
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.
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.
Senior government representatives from across South Asia join forces to consolidate food security in the region.
Connect rural areas with digital innovations to unlock climate resilience for hundreds of millions of farmers
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.
In collaboration with GIZ, CIMMYT’s Scaling Scan is helping Green Innovation Centers in Africa address the sustainability problem.
A study in India highlights who does what in wheat farming to support the design of gender-responsive interventions in the region.
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.
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.
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.
Service provider harvest model could create opportunities for young African entrepreneurs while reducing carbon emissions.
Scientists develop an early warning system that delivers wheat rust predictions directly to farmers’ phones
New research describes a revolutionary early warning system that can predict and mitigate wheat rust diseases in Ethiopia.
Paper describes mindset and skills required to go from pilot project to sustainable systemic change at scale.
Research team behind revolutionary field test for wheat disease wins prestigious BBSRC prize.
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.
Winner of the 2018 MAIZE-Asia Youth Innovators Award in the category of “Change Agent” shares her thoughts on tackling hunger.