Year: 2023

Assistant Research Associate
Features

The introduction of new technology has enabled farmers in West Africa to improve the quality and minimize losses of a national staple.

In the media

Source: Business Recorder (2 Feb 2023)

The development of hermetic storage technology can help farmers in Pakistan to protect their crops post-harvest and pass on financial savings to consumers.

In the media

Source: Gates Notes (31 Jan 2023)

Bill Gates reflects on a recent visit to a Kenyan farm to see firsthand the results of work by CIMMYT and CGIAR.

News

Women researchers from Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru work alongside each other on innovative project and build bonds in the hope of completing future projects.

SAS Program Manager- Africa
Features

A type of heat- and drought-tolerant maize is improving yields for Bhutanese farmers.

In the media

Source: Big News Network (26 Jan 2023)

An article in the Big News Network examines opportunities for collaboration between China and Latin America and the Caribbean.

News

One CGIAR’s Breeding Resource Initiative is moving forward on an array of shared services, capacity development programs and technical support.

Features

The downstream effects of the war in Ukraine imperils food security in countries like Nepal. A CSISA-led activity looks to boost local production via increased sustainable irrigation capacity and investment.

In the media

Source: Global Indian (20 Jan 2023)

A distinguished scientist and Head of Global Wheat Improvement at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in Mexico, Dr. Ravi Prakash Singh dedicated almost four decades towards increasing food production across the globe.

Publications

New research estimates impact of farmer adaptation to climate change on maize, wheat, rice, sorghum and soybean.

Senior Scientist

Post-Doctoral Fellow - Molecular Pre-Breeder
In the media

Source: U.S. Department of State (19 Jan 2023)

Cary Fowler and Dina Esposito highlight CIMMYT’s work in southern Africa to address food insecurity.