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CGIAR is a global research partnership for a food-secure future.
CGIAR is a global research partnership for a food-secure future.

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A creative space where agricultural tech entrepreneurs, scientists and technology experts can collaborate to innovate cutting edge ideas across the whole agriculture value chain for smallholder farmers, was inaugurated at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT).

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CIMMYT are seeking dynamic, innovative, self-motivated, and service-oriented professionals for the position of Communication Professional depending on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate, to work within the Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA).

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Over recent decades it has become widely accepted that managing fisheries resources means managing human behaviour, and so understanding social and economic dynamics is just as important as understanding species biology and ecology.

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CIMMYT are seeking a dynamic, dedicated, innovative, self-motivated, and service-orientated professional for the position of International Wheat Yield Partnership (IWYP) Data Coordinator, at the post-doctoral fellow level, to work in a joint position between the Global Wheat Program and Genetic Resources Program.

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has emerged as a global fish producer, owing to the rapid growth of aquaculture in Southeast Asia and its large offshore fishing fleet. Fish is a regional commodity that is traded globally, and this region is at the frontline of the global trend toward meeting seafood demand by 2050.

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The first screening activity for the 2017A planting cycle from March to May is set to begin in May 2017 at the joint Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO)–International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) maize lethal necrosis (MLN) artificial inoculation screening site at Naivasha, Kenya.

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Erratic monsoon patterns due to climate change is affecting the country’s farmers, and in particular, water for crop irrigation is becoming a major problem.

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Project lead, Leigh Winowiecki, travelled to Niger in February 2017 to observe field activities in the Dosso region with ICRISAT colleagues, Anthony Whitbread and Vincent Bado. The team, accompanied by ICRISAT staff, visited fields where farmers have begun adopting farmer managed natural regeneration (FMNR).

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Scientists can now use these methods to design reliable and affordable measurement programs for greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.

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The goal of food security increasingly serves as an objective and justification for marine conservation in the global south. In the marine conservation literature this potential link is seldom based upon detailed analysis of the socioeconomic pathways between fish and food security, is often based on limited assumptions about increasing the availability of fish stocks, and downplays the role of trade. Yet, the relationship between fish and food security is multi-faceted and complex, with various local contextual factors that mediate between fish and food security.
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