EU crop science policy changes could have global ramifications

Trade concerns and legacy of colonialism still hindering needed agricultural innovation, say commentators A move by the EU to loosen its rules for genetically engineered crops, which are among the strictest in the world, could have significant international...

Inter’l Maize & Wheat Improvement Centre CIMMYT Multiple Positions

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is an international organization focused on non-profit agricultural research and training that empowers farmers through science and innovation to nourish the world in the midst of a climate crisis. •...

Of Africa and The Magic Formula of The Italian Taxi Driver

Africa, Development & Aid, Food and Agriculture, Headlines • Of Africa and The Magic Formula of The Italian Taxi Driver – Some days ago in Rome, the Italian taxi driver switched on the radio during a longish ride through the usual traffic jam. Music, gossip,...

Will Irrigation in the Off-Season Help Ethiopia Grow More Wheat?

Ethiopia is the largest wheat producer in sub-Saharan Africa, but has also been a major wheat importer–until last year. Over the past couple of years, improvements in irrigation, seeds, and management have allowed the cultivation of a second season of irrigated wheat,...