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Sustainable Land Management Practices: A focus on Parkland Agroforestry

This video on Sustainable Land Management in Africa looks at the use of parkland agroforestry as part of effective and sustainable integrated farming. Click here to watch the video Continue Reading

World Bank Group President Calls for Urgent Action on Hunger Crisis

Originally published on the World Bank Group website.                               World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim issued the following statement on the devastating levels of food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa and Yemen: “Famine is a stain on our collective conscience. Millions […] Continue Reading

Women in Agriculture: The Agents of Change for the Global Food System

Originally published on the World Bank Group website.                                   Women are the backbone of the rural economy, especially in developing countries.  They make up almost half of the world’s farmers, and over the last few decades, they have broadened […] Continue Reading

Breaking Ground: Akhter Ali helps transform agriculture sector in Pakistan

Originally published on the CIMMYT website.                                                           Akhter Ali always knew he wanted to have an impact on the livelihoods of farmers in Pakistan. “I come from a […] Continue Reading

Breaking Ground: Xuecai Zhang prepares future generation of crop breeders

Originally published on the CIMMYT website.                                                         Xuecai Zhang wants to merge traditional maize breeding methods with new software and other tools to help improve farmers’ yields faster […] Continue Reading