Year: 2022

Nutrition, health and food security
News

A range of maize varieties that are high-yielding, climate resilient and nutritious are being introduced for the first time in Nepal.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Wheat experts gather at the Second International Wheat Congress to discuss resilience and sustainability, aiming to increase collaboration in the advancement of the crop.

Nutrition, health and food security
Environmental health and biodiversity
Climate adaptation and mitigation
Press releases

The results of the Plan MaĂ­z initiative were presented and, looking ahead, one of the goals is to ensure that 20% of the maize and wheat from this project is sourced through regenerative agriculture practices by 2025 and 50% by 2030.

Environmental health and biodiversity
News

CIMMYT presents data to Tropentag on potential benefits of women participation in household decisions on crop farming and variety selection.

Capacity development
News

CIMMYT discovers and validates new science, translates it into innovations, and scales them up for farmers and society.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Features

Through the CSISA project, CIMMYT is helping female farmers in Bangladesh, India, and Nepal to receive the recognition and opportunities they deserve.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Publications

Male and female farmers in Ethiopia and India face different challenges to accessing new wheat varieties, discovers CIMMYT researchers.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Publications

Using technology often overlooked for analyzing genome qualities, scientists discover wheat landraces with resistance to the impacts of climate change.

Environmental health and biodiversity
News

Insights from the CGIAR Plant Health Initiative reached new audiences at the first ever International Plant Health Conference.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Publications

Reducing the gender gap in Ethiopian farming households can enhance climate change adaptation by female-headed households by almost 19%.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: CGTN (4 Oct 2022)

Climate change, particularly rising temperatures, are impacting on wheat yields. CIMMYT is working to develop new varieties with tolerance to the effects of climate change.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Senior government representatives from across South Asia join forces to consolidate food security in the region.