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May 30, 2024

El maíz, un cultivo clave para la seguridad alimentaria en el mundo

May 15, 2024

Sécurité et souveraineté alimentaires en Tunisie - Les semences locales pour une véritable indépendance (La Presse)

April 19, 2024

FFAR grant unites urban agriculture operations to increase food security

March 25, 2024

Sustainability at Elsoms Seeds

March 22, 2024

‘Opportunity crops’ could boost nutrition across Africa (Scientific American)

March 11, 2024

Seed technologies key in addressing various constraints of agriculture in Africa

March 6, 2024

Collaborating for a more secure food system - Q&A with Inari’s Ponsi Trivisvavet and InterGrain’s Tress Walmsley

February 7, 2024

Lentils: The tiny giants of nutrition and food security

December 20, 2023

The Landscape of Agricultural Biotechnology (Technology Networks)

December 8, 2023

The crucial role of the EU in safeguarding plant breeding and seed security for a sustainable future

December 6, 2023

Securing the global food supply despite EU regulations
Weltweite Nahrungsmittelversorgung trotz EU-Regulierungen sichern

December 5, 2023

El reto de la mejora vegetal: incrementar en un 60% los rendimientos de los cultivos para 2050

Alimentar al mundo de manera sostenible, el reto de la mejora vegetal

November 24, 2023

Die genetische Vielfalt der Pflanzen und ihr Beitrag zur Ernährung
La diversité génétique des plantes au service de l’alimentation
La diversità genetica delle piante al servizio dell’alimentazione

November 20, 2023

The role of seeds in transforming agrifood systems under the spotlight - International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture’s Governing Body to consider adding more seed varieties to global “food basket”

November 17, 2023

Scientists issue rallying cry for greater global cooperation to safeguard seeds for future food and nutrition security

November 13, 2023

Seeds provide solutions to safeguarding our future - Tenth session of the Governing Body (GB-10) of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture to convene in Rome, Italy

November 3, 2023

The importance of wild plant species for food security in focus during workshop – Actions are needed to conserve the crop wild relatives

October 26, 2023

Global hunger challenges grow - Experts see drive to increase food production and feed the world going backward (DTN Progressive Farmers)

October 16, 2023

Welternährungstag: Pflanzenzüchter tragen zu globaler Ernährungssicherheit bei

July 17, 2023

Risiko von Ernteausfällen durch Klimawandel höher als angenommen (Top Agrar)

July 13, 2023

Die Ernährung der Weltbevölkerung braucht Gentechnologie
Feeding the world’s population needs gene editing

June 9, 2023

CIMMYT at the Group of 20 - At the recent G20 MACS, CIMMYT endorsed joint agricultural research and innovative partnerships to address global challenges facing agrifood systems through a multi-crop and multi-disciplinary approach

June 6, 2023

Burkina Faso - 14ème édition de la foire aux semences : Relever le défi entre production fourragère et sécurité alimentaire humaine

June 5, 2023

African plant breeders must leverage technology to address food insecurity (BusinessGhana)

June 2, 2023

University of Ghana’s West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI) has been incredible in efforts at improving Africa’s food security (MyJoy Online)

Founding Director of the West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI) calls on African plant breeders to embrace new breeding technologies to ensure a sustainable food secure future (News Ghana)

May 17, 2023

Startups, nonprofits race to unlock Africa’s agricultural potential as millions face food crisis and droughts (The Nairobi Law Monthly)

May 9, 2023

Millet: Drylands staple at the centre of food security

May 4, 2023

Climate change impacts on plant pathogens, food security and paths forward (Nature)


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