A switch to success
West Bengal farmer Halima Bibi recognized for success in maize production.
Screening cycle for deadly MLN virus set to begin in Kenya in January 2020
Interested organizations are invited to send maize germplasm for screening.
‘Demand has skyrocketed’: Mexicans are willing to pay a premium for blue corn
Source: Food Navigator LATAM (5 Dec 2019)
CIMMYT study in Mexico shows consumers are willing to pay higher prices for blue maize tortillas.
Nurture soil as our food and climate insurance
Soil conservation means food security for farmers in Malawi.
Agricultural solutions to tackle humanity’s climate crisis
Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.
Scaling out climate-smart agriculture in southern Africa
A new series of infographics outlines the challenges that must be addressed in order to scale adoption of climate-smart agriculture practices in southern Africa.
Kindie Tesfaye Fantaye
Francisco J. Piñera-Chavez
Corn Fed: A Tortilla Revolution in Queens
Source: Culinary Backstreets (2 Dec 2019)
Food entrepreneur worked with CIMMYT researcher to create a fair market for farmers with surplus heirloom maize in Mexico.
US Under Secretary of Agriculture ready for further cooperation with CIMMYT
Ted McKinney and representatives from state agriculture departments learn about relevant maize and wheat research during visit to global headquarters in Mexico.
Ethiopia, great mobilization against wheat rust
Source: Donne del Food (28 Nov 2019)
Rapid alert system has been developed to predict the spread of wheat rust.
Kanwarpal Dhugga awarded top honor in science
CIMMYT researcher named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).