The small hand-operated device, which ensures the even distribution of fertilizer, could support food production, nutrition, and even the incorporation of women to farming.
Mutenje opens dialogue with farmers to design new interventions that target farmers’ needs and achieve positive impact.
ProMaíz Nativo will promote small-scale landrace maize farmers through certification and fair market access.
Wheat physiologist Carolina Rivera shares what it is like to be a woman in agricultural science working on one of the world’s biggest problems — how to feed a growing planet.
FACASI project explored ways to address access to appropriate mechanization solutions.
Rural land grows scarce as populations rise and more youth farm for their livelihoods.
In a male-dominated sector, women leading maize seed companies in eastern and southern Africa share their experiences.
Seeds of progress – In a male-dominated sector, women leading maize seed companies in eastern and southern Africa share their experiences
Source: Seed Quest (20 Jun 2019)
CIMMYT researchers conducted interviews with women owners of seed companies in eastern and southern Africa.
Source: The Economist Intelligence Unit (6 Jun 2019)
CIMMYT DG Martin Kropff and CABI CEO Trevor Nicholls propose six key actions to support family farmers.
How CIMMYT fosters diversity in the workplace.
Research shows African farming households are far more dependent on hire labor markets, and much more inclined to hire mechanization services, than previously thought.
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.
Research busts common myths about agricultural labor in Africa, suggests a shift in mechanization policy
New study shows African farming households are far more dependent on labor markets, and much more inclined to hire mechanization services, than previously assumed.
How important is farming relative to non-farm activities for the income of young rural Africans?
By reducing drudgery, irrigation and costs, conservation agriculture enables the soil of the charlands to produce rice and maize yields consecutively.