The goal of completely eradicating vitamin A deficiency – mainly in Africa and Southeast Asia – remains a big challenge.
“Hidden hunger” due to micronutrient deficiency is a big issue in sub-Saharan Africa, one of the most affected regions with 30% of the population undernourished.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CIMMYT’s new museum highlights the past, present and future of maize and wheat research. Photo: S. Storr/CIMMYT EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) – A new museum in Mexico provides histor …
Leading nutritionist sets out to educate the general public on the benefits of genetically modified crops.
In this list of recent publications, we discuss new ways how development practitioners and policy makers can approach machinery adoption in Bangladesh.
HarvestPlus director Howarth Bouis is one of four winners of the 2016 World Food Prize for research leading to a substantial increase in the availability of nutritious biofortified crops.
Since 2004, conservation agriculture has helped farmers in southern Africa maintain and boost yields, protect the environment and increase profits.
Several African nation ambassadors to Zimbabwe pledged to step up support for improved agriculture technologies.
A new study predicts that climate change will have a large, secondary impacts on agricultural societies in sub-Saharan Africa.
International wheat and gluten experts will gather in Mexico City for the 2018 13th International Gluten Workshop to discuss all aspects of the proteins found in wheat, rye, barley and triticale.
For Mexicans, the “children of corn,” maize is entwined in life, history and tradition. It is not just a crop; it is central to their identity.
Diverse, stress tolerant maize varieties are benefiting smallholders throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
Sustainable agricultural technologies: A sure pathway for improving African smallholder farmers’ nutrition and food securityMay 17, 2016
A four-year project concludes with rich evidence that will enable policy makers to support adoption of innovative agricultural technologies by smallholder farmers in Africa Angeline Odero in her maize …
A new study reveals the need for continued development of maize varieities resistant to MLN and strengthening farmer resilience.
Modern nixtamalization technology could increase maize uses and offer Kenyans invaluable benefits.
A field day was organized at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture to show the advances of biofortified maize in Colombia.
New maize varieties have the potential to increase production, enhance nutrition and strengthen national industry in Pakistan.
New high-zinc varieties of wheat can help improve diets in some parts of India, scientists V.K. Mishra, Ramash Chand and Arun Joshi write in The Indian Express newspaper.
Discrimination in the science sector remains a significant challenge to achieving gender balance in education and professional research, said Natalia Palacios, a top maize researcher.
Wheat is a traditional crop cultivated by about five million households on 1.6 million hectares in Ethiopia. Despite the country’s huge potential, the average wheat productivity of 2.5 tonnes per hect …