Posts Tagged ‘global’
For the Romans, the agricultural festival Robigalia celebrated each year on April 25 was dedicated to appeasing the rust god “Robigus,” known also as the goddess “Robigo.
R.K. Malik, senior agronomist with the Sustainable Intensification Program at CIMMYT, is winner of the 2015 Crawford Fund Derek Tribe Award. CIMMYT/handout El BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) — R. K. Malik, a …
In southern Africa close to 50 million people are projected to be affected by droughts caused by the current El Niño, write CIMMYT scientists.
Almost half the world’s wheat land is sown to varieties that come directly or indirectly from research by CGIAR scientists, according to a new report.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) — Almost half the world’s wheat land is sown to varieties that come directly or indirectly from research by a longstanding, global network of crop scien …
Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat is a new project that aims to mitigate climate change threats to wheat and develop disease-resistant and heat-tolerant varieties, writes Cornell’s Ronnie Coffman.
GENNOVATE is a global comparative research initiative which addresses the question of how gender norms influence men, women and youth to adopt innovation in agriculture and natural resource management …
MasAgro Wheat, a component of CIMMYT’s Sustainable Modernization of Traditional Agriculture program, conducts research on wheat genetics and physiology to improve plant structure, increase the resilie …
In 2011, agriculture ministers from the Group of 20 nations committed to developing an international initiative to coordinate worldwide research efforts in wheat genetics, genomics, physiology, breedi …
One of the strongest El Niños on record is underway, threatening millions of agricultural livelihoods – and lives.
CIMMYT will celebrate its 50th anniversary during a three-day event from September 27 to 29, 2016, at headquarters in El Batán, near México City.
Scientists involved in a major global initiative aimed at increasing wheat yields as much as 60 percent by 2050 get a boost from U.S. government announcement of new research funds.
Climate-smart agriculture could be the solution for farmers to both cope with the impacts of climate change and reduce emissions.
A new award recognizes contributions to the livelihoods and economic empowerment of women made by a former giant in the field of international gender research.
Both private and public sector research organizations must adopt data management strategies that keep up with the advent of big data if we hope to effectively and accurately conduct research.
SYDNEY, Australia (CIMMYT) – About 70 percent of spring bread and durum wheat varieties released globally over the 20-year period between 1994 and 2014 were bred or are derived from wheat lines …
Crowd-sourced “A Grain a Day” cookbook released to coincide with World Food Day highlights significant role maize and wheat play in the human diet.
Wheat farmers are facing troubles on various fronts, particularly the threat of devastating disease.
Food shortages will escalate due to climate-change related production shocks and the international community must prepare to respond to price increases and social unrest.
In high school, Jessica Rutkoski was similar to many girls who suffer from the tedium and complexity of high school arithmetic – she avoided it.