Year: 2022

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
In the media

Source: Nature (22 Nov 2022)

Sieglinde Snapp identifies opportunities for improving inclusivity in the biosciences.

Environmental health and biodiversity
News

Elite wheat lines from the work are being freely shared with partners worldwide.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Xinhua News (23 Nov 2022)

Four decades of partnership between China and CIMMYT is supporting global efforts to achieve food security.

Capacity development
News

Director General’s visit to Ethiopia consolidates existing partnerships and finds new opportunities for collaboration.

Nutrition, health and food security
Publications

After first being cultivated more than 9,000 years ago, research shows that maize not only plays an essential role in global agrifood systems today but has a strongly increasing demand.

Seed Production and Training Specialist
Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: Baking Business (16 Nov 2022)

At Cereals & Grains 22, Bram Govaerts, Director General of CIMMYT, explains the activity needed to adapt agriculture to the impact of climate change.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
News

Exploring research-based solutions for the effects of climate change and food system shocks on smallholder farmers and global agrifood systems.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Seven founding partners introduced Ag4Peace, a new initiative that aims to build resilient food systems and improve livelihoods and diets in low- and middle-income countries.

Environmental health and biodiversity
Publications

A unique study by CIMMYT scientists in TĂĽrkiye in collaboration with scientists from the Bolu Abant Izzet Baysal University, TĂĽrkiye demonstrate the prevalence of fungi species in wheat production areas in Kazakhstan, which could be affecting wheat yield and quality.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

CIMMYT is partnering with GIZ in Zambia to clear hurdles for smallholder farmers to produce fodder at a commercial level.

Poverty reduction, livelihoods and jobs
News

Financially-accessible mechanization options are reducing labor and providing further job opportunities for smallholders in Zimbabwe.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
News

The CGIAR Women in Research and Science (WIRES) employee-led resource group recently had a virtual engagement to discuss the progress and new happenings in the group.

Innovations
Features

The Scaling Scan is facilitating access to sustainability and growth around the world and across diverse industries.

Environmental health and biodiversity
In the media

Source: Agro News (9 Nov 2022)

Scientists are working to contain the spread of fall armyworm in Kenya with naturally resistant varieties and eco-friendly solutions.