Posts Tagged ‘United Kingdom’

Video project in Bangladesh wins award for effective farmer communication

Filming “Save more, grow more, earn more” EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) – A collaborative video project aimed at raising farmers’ awareness of small-scale agricultural machinery, water, time, and labor sa …


Global wheat community discusses research, partnerships at Obregon pilgrimage

For hundreds of international agricultural development experts, an annual gathering in northern Mexico provides a vital platform for sharing and debating the latest wheat breeding news and research.


Will we feed humanity by 2050?

Bram Govaerts, Leader of CIMMYT’s program on Sustainable Intensification in Latin America, presented at a keynote speech titled “Ending hunger: Can we achieve humanity’s elusive goal by 2050?” at the …


Conservation agriculture expert at Oxford Farming Conference

MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: Bram Govaerts, strategic leader for Sustainable Intensification in Latin America and Latin America representative at the Mexico-based International Maize and Wheat Improvement Cen …


Conservation agriculture expert at Oxford Farming Conference

Bram Govaerts, strategic leader for Sustainable Intensification in Latin America and Latin America representative at CIMMYT makes keynote speech at Oxford Farming Conference.


SUPER WOMAN: Julie King tames wild relatives of wheat, improving resilience

GENETIC VARIATION AND DIVERSITY TRANSFER ACROSS DIFFERENT GRASS SPECIES International Women’s Day on March 8, offers an opportunity to recognize the achievements of women worldwide. This year, CIMMYT …


Index insurance to safeguard farmers from climate change

“We’ve got the germplasm and improved varieties, but what can we do to overcome the hurdle of farmer adoption of these technologies?” Jon Hellin, value chain and poverty specialist for CIMMYT’s Socioe …


Genetic modification—yes or no? London Science Museum stages global debate

CIMMYT E-News, vol 6 no. 1, January 2009   They draw fierce criticism from environmental groups, are hailed by some companies and scientists as a solution to global hunger, and chances are you’ve …


Drought tolerant maize wins 2012 UK Climate Week Award

The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) has won Best Technological Breakthrough at the UK Climate Week Awards for its support to a project to develop drought-tolerant maiz …