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:
Feb 26, 2014 | 11:42 am
Over 20,000 crops originating from over 100 countries will arrive this week at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault (SGSV), in time for the vault's sixth birthday. The samples include a university collection of barley from earthquake-rattled Japan, crucial to everything[…]Read more...
Feb 24, 2014 | 14:29 pm
Indian Council of Agricultural Research today urged Punjab's farmers to adopt diversification in agriculture, saying that the state needed to conserve its soil and water.Read more...
Feb 15, 2014 | 01:03 am
he International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) released a report which indicates more than 18 million farmers in 27 countries planted biotech crops in 2013, reflecting a five million, or three percent, increase in global biotech crop[…]Read more...
Feb 15, 2014 | 01:02 am
ISLAMABAD: A four-day workshop on "Healthy Vegetable Seedling Production" started here Monday with an aim to promote healthy seed production and nursery raising business to benefit the small farmers.Read more...
Feb 15, 2014 | 01:01 am
Since Maria Tattaris began working at CIMMYT two years ago, the blimp used by the wheat physiology group in Ciudad Obregón, Mexico, went from sitting in a box to being a main component of the group’s aerial remote sensing platform.Read more...