Poverty reduction, livelihoods and jobs

In the media

Source: Gates Notes (31 Jan 2023)

Bill Gates reflects on a recent visit to a Kenyan farm to see firsthand the results of work by CIMMYT and CGIAR.

Features

Ravi Ranjan took to farming after the death of his grandfather and, despite his initial apprehension about working in agriculture, has never looked back.

News

Director General’s visit to Ethiopia consolidates existing partnerships and finds new opportunities for collaboration.

News

Financially-accessible mechanization options are reducing labor and providing further job opportunities for smallholders in Zimbabwe.

In the media

Source: Science (7 Nov 2022)

Research on rice crops that do not need replanting in China is showing promising results for yield, finances and labor, and the environment.

News

CIMMYT experts share latest updates in efforts to achieve feed self-sufficiency and more sustainable agrifood systems in Nepal.

Features

For World Food Day, discover how CIMMYT is improving food security, livelihoods and nutrition in South Asia, with support from ACIAR.

Press releases

The results of the Plan Maíz initiative were presented and, looking ahead, one of the goals is to ensure that 20% of the maize and wheat from this project is sourced through regenerative agriculture practices by 2025 and 50% by 2030.

News

CIMMYT discovers and validates new science, translates it into innovations, and scales them up for farmers and society.

Features

Through the CSISA project, CIMMYT is helping female farmers in Bangladesh, India, and Nepal to receive the recognition and opportunities they deserve.

Publications

Male and female farmers in Ethiopia and India face different challenges to accessing new wheat varieties, discovers CIMMYT researchers.

Features

CIMMYT and its partners are helping farmers branch out into business to improve crop yield and create job opportunities in their communities.

News

CIMMYT’s Board of Trustees were impressed with MasAgro’s outcomes in Mexico and its potential for replication in Africa.

News

Collaborative project between CGIAR research centers aiming to improve food security in South Asia launches in three countries.