Mini-tillers bolster Nepal maize farmers’ food supplies and profits, new study shows
Farm mechanization contributes to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals of No Poverty (SDG-1) and Zero Hunger (SDG-2), with very small farms facing acute labor shortages benefited the most.
Technology addresses gender inequality in wheat farming
Male and female farmers in Ethiopia and India face different challenges to accessing new wheat varieties, discovers CIMMYT researchers.
Galvanizing food systems transformation in South Asia
New Initiative builds on CGIAR’s collective strengths and brings together stakeholders to address key regional development challenges.
High-yielding staple crops improve health and prosperity in developing countries
New research uncovers long-term impacts of Green Revolution era productivity, points out lessons for today.
No greater challenge
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.
New publications: COVID-19 induced economic loss and ensuring food security for vulnerable groups
Study quantifies the economic losses from Bangladesh’s COVID-19 lockdowns and outlines policy implications for the country.
Don’t forget about the impact of COVID-19 on the rural poor and on food security
The Scaling Up community of practice discusses challenges and opportunities for an improved “new normal” for agriculture, research and development.
Moving out of poverty or staying poor
Is it up to the village men? Or women, too?