There is a growing awareness that feeding ourselves -- amidst climate change, population growth, and natural resource degradation -- is a significant issue for the planet.

CIMMYT News Feed:

  • Pakistan: National Food & Nutrition Security Policy on cards

    Apr 23, 2014 | 13:15 pm

    ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday said a National Food and Nutrition Security Policy was in the making to ensure that all the people of Pakistan have physical and economic access to enough nutritious food for an active and healthy[…]

  • PARC-CIMMYT sign MoA

    Apr 23, 2014 | 11:55 am

    Islamabad—Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFS&R) Government of Pakistan, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have jointly started celebration of Green Revolution Father and[…]

  • Wheat rust: The fungal disease that threatens to destroy the world crop

    Apr 20, 2014 | 00:23 am

    Experts in Europe and Africa are racing to develop resistant grain varieties as university researchers predict the likely spread across continents of the air-borne spores of the fungus

  • Africa: Global Policymakers Commit to Scaling-Up Nutritious Foods to Reach Millions

    Apr 17, 2014 | 13:06 pm

    Global policymakers, meeting in Kigali earlier this month at the 2nd Global Conference on Biofortification, committed to making biofortified nutritious foods more widely available in order to improve nutrition and health for millions of people around the world.

  • Norm and Me - ABC Rural

    Apr 16, 2014 | 11:37 am

    At the celebrations marking the centenary of Norman Borlaug's birth there was bound to be more than a memory or two shared of the late agronomist who died aged 95.