Year: 2019

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Africa News (13 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT, USAID, FAO, CABI and AgBiTech formed a partnership in South Sudan to combat fall armyworm.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

With so much germplasm to categorize, what’s the best way to label them? Seeds of Discovery is working on the answer.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Features

Self-help groups in Bihar are putting thousands of rural women in touch with agricultural innovations, benefiting households and the environment.

Innovations
News

These technologies, known as high-throughput phenotyping platforms, replace lengthy paper-based visual observations of crop trials.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Features

CIMMYT sociologist believes there is one vital resource that remains untapped to increase food security and boost livelihoods.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Undark Magazine (11 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT, USAID-funded Feed the Future and Plant Protection Society Nepal held a preventative workshop in Nepal on fall armyworm.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
In the media

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (9 Mar 2019)

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh visited female farmers adopting conservation agriculture for sustainable intensification technologies through CIMMYT project funded by ACIAR.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
In the media

Source: Times of India (9 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT and Icar-Atari Ludhiana organized a workshop on the eve of International Women’s Day titled ‘Empowering rural women for addressing agricultural air pollution’.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

A recent study in Ethiopia has concluded that encouraging biodiversity on and around agricultural land likely increases its productivity.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Xinhua (7 Mar 2019)

Boddupalli Prasanna, director of global maize program at CIMMYT, said the maize lethal necrosis disease is under control in the region but not eradicated.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Videos

Women have the potential to be drivers of agricultural transformation.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Photos

This year the group harvested more than 3,300 kg from seven acres of land.

Innovations
Publications

The study opens the door for a series of important biological questions about the role of RUE in yield potential and in the ability to increase grain biomass.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
News

CIMMYT was invited to discuss the findings of the EAT-Lancet Commission report and its implications for Mexico.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

These entrepreneurs are breaking social barriers while improving household nutrition and livelihoods.