Year: 2024

In the media

tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

Source: CEREAL SYSTEMS INITIATIVE FOR SOUTH ASIA ()

CIMMYT’s CSISA-MEA initiative, funded by USAID, is empowering women in Bangladesh’s agri-engineering sector by offering technical training and promoting gender-inclusive workplaces

Features

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Anjuara’s journey from a widowed mother to a successful grinding operator is an inspiring story of resilience. CSISA–MEA’s light engineering training for women has not only transformed Anjuara’s life but also prompted a paradigm shift in the perception of women’s capabilities in traditionally male-dominated roles.

Blogs

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For young Mirian, an agent of change, being part of the Honduran InnovaHub Oriente has allowed her to make agricultural innovations a means to empower her generation and women.

Features

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In Tanzania, community champions like Venansia Swale play a fundamental role in encouraging the adoption of improved seeds and increasing yields for smallholder farmers.

In the media

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Source: The World Bank ()

The SADCP in Angola, backed by CIMMYT, significantly boosted food security and incomes for 179,000 farmers by enhancing crop yields and sales through innovative farming practices from 2016 to 2022.

News

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Wheat breeding lines that pass testing under Mediterranean heat and dry conditions are specially suited for rainfed farming around the Basin, including in North Africa.

Blogs

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In Mozambique, women spearhead efforts to enhance soybean yields with improved agronomic practices, yielding community-wide benefits.

News

tag icon Environmental health and biodiversity

The MARA-CIMMYT Joint Laboratory, hosted by Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), welcomed a delegation of CGIAR directors on genetic innovation and resources.

Blogs

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Working groups for seed systems stakeholders, known as Product Design Teams (PDT), are improving the availability and accessibility of seeds in Africa.

In the media

tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

Source: The Mirror ()

CIMMYT participated in a Mwenezi business expo aimed at empowering youth through entrepreneurial projects.

In the media

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Source: City Air News ()

CIMMYT and Punjab Agricultural University explored collaborative ventures to advance agriculture.

News

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Premised on sharing best practices and charting a way forward towards harnessing appropriate scale mechanization, CIMMYT led an engaging meeting with key stakeholders in Zambia.