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Climate change
News

A new book draws on experiences of men and women farmers across eastern and southern Africa who bravely embraced change to improve their farming methods and the lives and livelihoods of their families.

Innovation and technology
Features

New study shows African farming households are far more dependent on labor markets, and much more inclined to hire mechanization services, than previously assumed.

Capacity development
Features

How important is farming relative to non-farm activities for the income of young rural Africans?

Food security
Features

By reducing drudgery, irrigation and costs, conservation agriculture enables the soil of the charlands to produce rice and maize yields consecutively.

Food security
News

Minister Müller explored the campus and heard about CIMMYT’s latest innovations in maize and wheat research.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Self-help groups in Bihar are putting thousands of rural women in touch with agricultural innovations, benefiting households and the environment.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

CIMMYT sociologist believes there is one vital resource that remains untapped to increase food security and boost livelihoods.

Gender and social inclusion
In the media

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (9 Mar 2019)

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh visited female farmers adopting conservation agriculture for sustainable intensification technologies through CIMMYT project funded by ACIAR.

Gender and social inclusion
In the media

Source: Times of India (9 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT and Icar-Atari Ludhiana organized a workshop on the eve of International Women’s Day titled ‘Empowering rural women for addressing agricultural air pollution’.

Gender and social inclusion
Videos

Women have the potential to be drivers of agricultural transformation.

Gender and social inclusion
Photos

This year the group harvested more than 3,300 kg from seven acres of land.

Food security
Features

These entrepreneurs are breaking social barriers while improving household nutrition and livelihoods.

Gender and social inclusion
In the media

Source: Addis Standard (1 Mar 2019)

Drawing on GENNOVATE case studies from two wheat-growing communities, the authors examine how women and men smallholders innovate with improved wheat seed, row planting and the broad bed maker.

Food security
News

A new guidebook promotes improved seed and farming technologies for men and women, with the goal of increasing adoption rates.

Gender and social inclusion
In the media

Source: The Reporter (16 Feb 2019)

A new report shows that gender inequality in Ethiopia is hampering efforts to reach the government’s goal of wheat self-sufficiency by 2022.