Year: 2024

Careers and training

Blogs

tag icon Innovations

CIMMYT’s commitment to excellence and precision is exemplified in the AGG WHEAT marker-selectable trait introgression. The journey from concept to reality—marked by the entry of 97 F5 lines into yield trials—signals a new era in wheat breeding.

In the media

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Source: DownToEarth ()

CIMMYT’s study warns that climate change could cause wheat blast to reduce global wheat yields by 13% by 2050.

Blogs

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Genetic trials in the region will continue throughout 2024 and 2025 to establish a baseline for genetic gains and to enable the assessment of the breeding pipeline’s progress in the coming years.

Blogs

tag icon Environmental health and biodiversity

Success stories witnessed in India, Pakistan, and Nepal underscore the transformative potential of this approach, offering a beacon of hope for agricultural communities in South Asia and beyond.

News

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Building on fifty years of collaboration, a visit by Chinese politicians to CIMMYT in Mexico breeds new opportunities for tackling global agricultural challenges.

In the media

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Source: daily observer ()

The collaboration between CIMMYT, RWMRC, and the Krishi Gobeshona Foundation aims to revolutionize lentil production in Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Blogs

tag icon Capacity development

AID-I conducted a community sensitization to connect Zambian farmers with existing mobile networks that provide agricultural and climate data.

In the media

tag icon Capacity development

Source: Mexico Business News ()

CIMMYT advances agricultural mechanization to boost smallholder farming, targeting efficiency and inclusivity.

In the media

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

CIMMYT has introduced 20 heat-resistant maize hybrids in South Asia, including Pakistan, to boost resilience against climate change and support smallholder farmers.

In the media

tag icon Nutrition, health and food security

Source: Charmar News ()

CIMMYT, in partnership with NaSARRI and stakeholders, is pioneering a project in Uganda to biofortify sorghum with iron and zinc to reduce malnutrition in East Africa.