Breeders from the Instituto Nacional de Innovación y Transferencia en Tecnología Agropecuaria and local farmers review sorghum crop in Costa Rica.

News

International partnership aims to improve sorghum breeding

A partnership from the Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement seeks to improve sorghum breeding in Senegal and Costa Rica.

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
Wheat field with an orange overlay

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CIMMYT and Cornell University are offering an innovative online course to empower global scientists with the most advanced training in wheat improvement.
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
Two women engage in research in Xinjiang, China

Field Note

Meet Ding Fei, a new senior research associate and lecturer in the Department of Global Development. As a development and economic geographer with a regional focus in East Asia and Africa, Fei studies the political economy of development, global...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Aubryn Sidle headshot

Field Note

Meet Aubryn Sidle, Ph.D. ’22, a new lecturer in the Department of Global Development. A former NGO executive focused on girls’ empowerment in East and Southern Africa, Aubryn has deep experience in program design, policy and evaluation centered...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
a plant based burger on a wooden table

News

Plant-based alternatives to beef will help reduce carbon dioxide emissions, but they could disrupt the agricultural workforce, threatening more than 1.5 million industry jobs.

  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Food