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New Publications: Mitigating greenhouse gas emission from rising food production

September 26, 2017

A new study identifies the key ways to keep up with India’s rising food demand while minimizing greenhouse gas emissions.

Public policy and Borlaug’s final instruction: take it to the farmer

September 14, 2017

In a blog published by the World Food Prize, Bram Govaerts discusses the need for integration between research and decision-making at all levels including the public policy levels.

Maize biofortification fights malnutrition in Pakistan

September 13, 2017

In the face of endemic malnutrition, researchers in Pakistan are turning to biofortified maize to combat vitamin A, zinc and protein deficiencies.

New Publications: Improving wheat breeding through modern genetic tools

September 13, 2017

A new study shows how wheat breeders can more efficiently increase yield and improve their selections by using modern genetic tools.

New evidence shows forests help reduce malnutrition

September 4, 2017

Living near forests can help locals increase their dietary diversity, and combat hidden hunger.

New Publications: Elevating the conversation about GE crops

August 29, 2017

A Kenyan man holds a harvest of a genetically engineered (GE) maize at the KALRO research station in Kiboko, Makueni County. Photo: Nation Media Group Kenya EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) — A committee wa …

New Publications: New environmental analysis method improves crop adaptation to climate change

August 15, 2017

EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) – A new paper proposes researchers analyze environmental impacts through “envirotyping,” a new typing method which allows scientists to dissect complex environmental interact …

Next generation hunger fighters call education key to a food secure future

August 10, 2017

Two Borlaug-Ruan interns at CIMMYT share their opinions about battling food insecurity.