Year: 2024

In the media

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Source: The Herald ()

CIMMYT aims to improve food security and resilience against climate change through climate-smart agriculture and innovative partnerships.

News

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

With the right mix of policy support, technological innovation, and market development, millets have the potential to become the cornerstone of Africa’s resilient and sustainable agricultural future.

In the media

tag icon Capacity development

Source: CGIAR (26 Mar 2024)

Blogs

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

El Niño has contributed to starkly different weather patterns in northern and southern Zambia. On World Water Day 2024, this piece navigates the complex challenge of mitigating water abundancy and scarcity through different agricultural practices that support livelihoods and food security.

Publications

tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

A study by CIMMYT found a positive association between women’s role in household decisions concerning crop production and the adoption and turnover of rust-resistant wheat varieties.

In the media

Source: The Standard (18 Mar 2024)

Features

tag icon Capacity development

The Bhusari Cold Storage in Begusarai, Bihar, has helped build the capacity of over 25,000 smallholder farmers through improved access to farming resources, advanced technologies, and advisories on climate-resilient agri-practices and allied services.

In the media

tag icon Capacity development

Source: Lead Pakistan ()

The seminar on “Sino-Pak Wheat Genomics” showcased CIMMYT and CAAS China’s collaborative efforts to enhance wheat productivity with cutting-edge genomics.

In the media

tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

Source: Farmers Review Africa ()

CIMMYT, with CGIAR, boosts gender equality in agricultural research, enriching plant breeding with diverse insights and innovation.

News

tag icon Innovations

The enhanced version of the Scaling Scan tool takes into consideration how gender roles and climate change can affect or be affected by a scaling program.

News

tag icon Capacity development

The 2024 Women in Triticum Early Career Awards recognize early-career scientists for their advancements in wheat research and food security.

Blogs

tag icon Capacity development

The Africa Dryland Crop Improvement Network (ADCIN), NARES, and CGIAR scientists in Africa optimized quantitative genetic criteria for breeding programs and breeding strategies and pipelines for chickpea, pigeon pea, groundnut, sorghum, pearl-millet, and finger millet crops.

Blogs

tag icon Capacity development

A locally made, affordable multi-crop thresher offers a convenient post-harvest processing option for smallholder farmers.

In the media

tag icon Nutrition, health and food security

Source: Xinhua ()

The Pakistan-China partnership, with CIMMYT’s support, aims to improve wheat yield and quality in Pakistan, targeting sustainable agriculture and advancement towards the Sustainable Development Goals.