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Working with partners, CIMMYT’s Sustainable Agrifood Systems Approach for Sudan empowers women farmers in conflict-torn South Kordofan. It provides them with training and resources to increase crop yields and enhance community self-sufficiency.

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CIMMYT, in partnership with USAID, is implementing the Sustainable Agrifood Systems Approach for Sudan, an integrated agrifood system model designed to underpin food security through scalable development opportunities and sustainable agricultural practices.

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Conservation Agriculture promotes climate resilience, increased crop yields, and healthier plants, supporting livelihoods and food security across the region. Grace Malaicha tells her story.

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In conflict-torn Sudan, women farmers are equipped with new skills and sustainable techniques to cultivate hope and abundance—doubling yields and empowering communities toward self-sufficiency.

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The award addresses food insecurity and acknowledges projects that prioritize the care of the country’s agrifood systems.

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As CIMMYT strives towards ensuring all employees can reach their full potential at work, establishing equal access to opportunities is at the forefront of efforts to achieve parity.

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“We learned how to grow flowers in one module, and now we’re making a living from it,” says a farmer from Chiapas. Here’s her story.

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Stakeholders call for a holistic approach to managing Kenya’s dryland crop seed system for sustainability and food security.

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Promila’s story as a successful machinery solution provider, with support from CSISA-MEA, is encouraging more women in her community to venture into farming and seedling raising services.

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A study by CIMMYT found a positive association between women’s role in household decisions concerning crop production and the adoption and turnover of rust-resistant wheat varieties.

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Source: Farmers Review Africa ()

CIMMYT, with CGIAR, boosts gender equality in agricultural research, enriching plant breeding with diverse insights and innovation.

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The 2024 Women in Triticum Early Career Awards recognize early-career scientists for their advancements in wheat research and food security.

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Source: CEREAL SYSTEMS INITIATIVE FOR SOUTH ASIA ()

CIMMYT’s CSISA-MEA initiative, funded by USAID, is empowering women in Bangladesh’s agri-engineering sector by offering technical training and promoting gender-inclusive workplaces

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Anjuara’s journey from a widowed mother to a successful grinding operator is an inspiring story of resilience. CSISA–MEA’s light engineering training for women has not only transformed Anjuara’s life but also prompted a paradigm shift in the perception of women’s capabilities in traditionally male-dominated roles.

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For young Mirian, an agent of change, being part of the Honduran InnovaHub Oriente has allowed her to make agricultural innovations a means to empower her generation and women.