Year: 2022

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Ravi Ranjan took to farming after the death of his grandfather and, despite his initial apprehension about working in agriculture, has never looked back.

Environmental health and biodiversity
Publications

Scientists research whether nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) and tomato production in Nepal can be improved with better utilization of nitrogen fertilizer.

Capacity development
News

More than 20 participants attended the genetic resources and seed production courses delivered by CIMMYT scientists in Antigua, Guatemala.

Innovations
News

CIMMYT is happy to announce seven new, improved tropical maize hybrids that are now available for uptake by public and private sector partners.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: South China Morning Post (18 Dec 2022)

CGIAR scientists share the importance of testing new research models for integrated aquatic and terrestrial production systems.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: Tech and Science Post (15 Dec 2022)

The seemingly small shift in the planting season had a cascading effect that delayed the fire season by about two weeks and exacerbated air pollution.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Publications

Scientists determine nitrogen use could be reduced without impacting rice yields for sustainability of rice production in Northwestern Indo-Gangetic Plains.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
News

At COP15, CIMMYT scientists highlighted the significance of DSI in conserving, exploring, and utilizing biodiversity as part of efforts to sustainably nourish the global population in a nature positive manner.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: VoxDev (5 Nov 2022)

Paswel Marenya, Adoption and Impact Assessment Economist at CIMMYT, explains on a podcast how bundling genetic and financial technologies can make small-scale agriculture more resilient and productive.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
News

Around one thousand farmers flocked to a recent two-day climate-smart seed and mechanization fair in Zimbabwe’s Masvingo district, signaling strong interest in these two climate adaptation strategies.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: Mongabay (13 Dec 2022)

Temina Lalani-Shariff, Regional Director of South Asia at CGIAR, explains CGIAR is evolving so that it can continue to be the scientific partner of choice for national research institutes and governments.

Environmental health and biodiversity
Publications

A study on the physical disturbance of soil shows that it drives changes in soil properties and affects soil microbial activity.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
News

The Global Food Security Forum for Young Scientists, hosted at Huazhong Agricultural University in China and virtually around the world, highlights cutting-edge agricultural research.

Environmental health and biodiversity
Publications

Scientists recommend alternative methods for preventing soil degradation that can contribute towards attaining food security.

Capacity development
News

Identifying opportunities for collaboration and information sharing between agricultural scientists in India and TĂĽrkiye.