Researchers

Less Efficiency and More Time: the Recipe for Better Bread

At The Bread Lab, breeders, PhD students, community members, bakers, chefs, millers, maltsters, and distillers come together to develop good grains and better bread.

IPM Empowers Farmers Not to Produce More, but Produce Better Mangoes

CORAF’s Project to Support the Regional Plan for the Control of Fruit Flies in West Africa developed a comprehensive integrated pest management package, empowering mango growers to grow fruit desired by the rest of the world.

Betting the Farm: Big Data in Agriculture

At the intersection of climate change, agriculture, and economy, strategic foresight modeling looks ahead to inform better decisionmaking in agriculture.

Cultivating Resilience to Climate Change

Crop Trust’s Crop Wild Relatives program is bringing together top research institutions, farmers, and eaters to find the best way to boost crop resilience: the genetic material of their ancient relatives.

Climate Smart Agriculture Techniques Spread Beyond Senegal with New Regional Center

CERAAS earned Regional Center of Excellence recognition for its research on adapting dry cereals to drought conditions and its plans to expand into the rest of West and Central Africa.

Modern Agricultural Practices “Contribute to Food Insecurity Instead of Solving it”

Dr. Haripriya Gundimeda, the President of the International Urban Biodiversity Network and chapter author of new report discusses the shifting methods in the food system, and their impacts on food quality and both human and planetary health.

Building a Big Data Platform for Agriculture

The tools of Big Data hold a lot of promise for many industries including agriculture. But the expertise required to build a data management platform are still emerging. Dr. Medha Devare is an agronomist and data architect who is helping to lead the new CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture.

An Equitable and Ethical Meal Needs Diverse Stakeholders at the Table

Environmental Scientist Dr. Cristina Tirado discusses how the TEEBAgriFood report guides policymakers to consider human rights and social values in our food system.

New Report Which Merges Community and Expert Knowledge Could Revolutionize Food Industry

Dr. Michael Hamm talks about poor human health and food loss, and how community-driven strategies and new report can help minimize their harm.

Dishonest Pricing Schemes Perpetuate Harmful Farming Systems

Patrick Holden and the role of accessibility and collaboration in overhauling the food system. He discusses how groundbreaking, new report opens conversations to change the agricultural industry