How can food systems emerge strengthened from the COVID-19 pandemic and become more climate-resilient? And how can the agricultural sector contribute to preventing further pandemics? These are issues being addressed at this year’s Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA).

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The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) developed three CIMMYT-derived fall armyworm-tolerant elite maize hybrids for eastern and southern Africa.

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Women in rural areas are triggering great changes every day despite many obstacles. As part of the special “ONEWORLD No Hunger” initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ),…

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Health

New infectious animal diseases that affect public health and have the capacity to cross borders will continue to emerge around the globe. These diseases could potentially develop human-to-human transmissibility; thus…

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Soil organisms are important for agriculture and food security, they contribute to human health and have potential to mitigate climate change. But not only does their importance remain largely underestimated, they are…

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