smallholders

Capacity development
Videos

A new video dramatizes the human stakes of the battle against fall armyworm and shows how techniques developed by CIMMYT and partners are helping farmers beat the pest.

Climate change
Blogs

CSISA project suggests pathways to remove barriers inhibiting full use of groundwater irrigation infrastructure in Nepal’s Terai region.

Health and nutrition
Features

Researchers in Kenya and Uganda are incorporating sensory preferences like taste, smell or texture into maize breeding.

Capacity development
Features

Malawian smallholders tackle challenges together using the farmer field school approach.

Climate change
News

Through new project, tools and insurance services will help small farmers in eastern Africa reduce investment risks and losses related to climate.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Our climate change-ravaged food systems cannot wait for the gradual progress of gender quality.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Women in Malawi are inspiring the next generation of smallholder farmers to adopt climate-smart technologies.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Long-term research on climate-smart agriculture in Malawi has improved the productivity, resilience and prospects of Mary Twaya, a single mother of three.

Food security
Features

CABI’s CEO Trevor Nicholls and CIMMYT’s Director General Martin Kropff analyze the challenges and opportunities for family farmers in the next decade.

Gender and social inclusion
News

An alternative conceptual framework uses a process-oriented approach to understand technological change that focuses more on the agency of different social actors in the agricultural system.

Food security

CIMMYT’s director general and CABI’s CEO propose six ways to support family farmers.

Food security
News

Scientists are working to catalyze local farming and help meet the rapidly rising regional demand wheat.