Year: 2019

Innovations
News

Experts work together at hackathon to develop Enterprise Breeding System that can serve CGIAR organizations and national agricultural research programs.

Senior Scientist - Maize Breeding

Farming Systems Agronomist
Press releases

Review indicates positive health impacts from diverse diets that include not more than 50% carbohydrates and the right mix of grain-based foods.

Innovations
News

Recognized for most-cited works worldwide on Web of Science Group’s list of Highly Cited Researchers.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Meeting with Ethiopian researchers and policymakers outlines path forward for cooperation.

In the media

Source: France 24 (19 Nov 2019)

B.M. Prasanna, Director of CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program, speaks on CIMMYT’s work to help farmers in the context of the aflatoxin crisis in Kenya.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Seed World (19 Nov 2019)

While food production must rise order to feed a growing population and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, wheat can play a big role in this process.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: All Africa (16 Nov 2019)

CIMMYT, EIAR and partners launched a digital agro-climate advisory platform.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: The Reporter (16 Nov 2019)

New platform will put resilience at the center of livelihoods in response to rising populations, growing food demand and ecological crisis.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Stress-tolerant maize varieties are transforming lives in northern Uganda.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Hans-Joachim Braun and Alexey Morgunov receive awards and fellowships at annual meeting of crop science peers.

Innovations
In the media

Source: Down to Earth (13 Nov 2019)

The state of Haryana has supplied machines like the Happy Seeder to farmers, who saw costs drop and yields increase this year.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: The Avon Valley and Wheat Belt Advocate (13 Nov 2019)

Four wheat lines from CIMMYT and ICARDA showed good resistance to fungal disease stagonospora nodorum blotch in assessment.

Nutrition, health and food security
Blogs

The effect of factors limiting production differs across regions, researchers observe.