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Innovations
Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Leonard Rusinamhodzi works with African farmers to innovate farming systems in the face of climate change.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
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Scientist Clare Stirling describes how agriculture can reduce its emissions and adapt to climate change.

Innovations
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Francelino Rodrigues’ expertise in precision agriculture brings a high-tech element to CIMMYT’s field trials.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Two Borlaug-Ruan interns at CIMMYT share their opinions about battling food insecurity.

Features

Maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease is putting maize production at risk in eastern Africa, escalating food insecurity in the region.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

As a maize seed system specialist, Dagne Wegary works at the nexus between breeding science and actual delivery of improved seed to farmers.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
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Mainassara Zaman-Allah uses new technologies to speed up the collection of plant information for breeding.

Features

Social inequality, including gender discrimination, hinders the potential for economic development, a key focus of the agriculture for development community.

Nutrition, health and food security
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AbduRahman Beshir and his team are developing climate-resilient, biofortified and biotic stress-tolerant maize to enhance the maize seed sector.

Innovations
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Balwinder Singh uses crop simulation models to help smallholder farmers in South Asia prepare for future climates and unexpected challenges.

Features

Vijay Chaikam works as a scientist and manager at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center doubled haploid facility in Kiboko, Kenya.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Tending her own crops gives Carolina Camacho insights into the challenges farmers face that she could never have learned in a classroom.

Features

David Guerena recently joined CIMMYT as soil scientist-systems agronomist, he leads soils/nutrient management activities in Nepal.

Innovations
Features

Growing up on a small farm in India’s northwest Punjab state, Kanwarpal Dhugga was a young boy when the first Green Revolution wheat varieties arrived in his village.