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Will El Niño be a wake-up call to invest in food security solutions?

In southern Africa close to 50 million people are projected to be affected by droughts caused by the current El Niño, write CIMMYT scientists.

Climate change’s surprising opportunity for East African maize farmers

With the right varieties, future maize yields in East Africa’s highlands could soar as temperatures increase.

CIMMYT-CCAFS scientists identify maize varieties that can withstand drought and high temperatures in Zimbabwe

By Florence Sipalla and Jill Cairns/CIMMYT Schoolchildren singing a song they composed about climate change and agriculture at a field day in Gokwe, Zimbabwe. CIMMYT scientists working on the CGIAR Re …