Russia-Ukraine conflict and global food security
Explore our analysis of how the Russia-Ukraine will impact global food security — and the possible solutions.
Reviving Nepal’s agriculture
Source: The Kathmandu Post (31 May 2023)
Mixed farming can boost food security and climate resilience. IWMI and CIMMYT are leading pilot efforts in Nepal to promote sustainable intensification of mixed farming systems (SIMFS).
Scientists breed new cereals
Source: Daily Monitor Online (29 May 2023)
CIMMYT and NaSARRI have partnered to strengthen seed systems for smallholder farmers of millet, sorghum, and groundnuts.
New generation of farmers lead the way in making farming more productive and profitable
Smallholder farmers increasingly benefit as the younger generation adopts mechanization and sustainable agri-technologies.
Inauguration of the international soil-borne pathogens research & development center in Ankara, Turkey
CIMMYT partners with Turkish Ministry to strengthen defenses against food security threat.
Chinese, Pakistani scientists collaborate in wheat molecular breeding
Source: Technology Times (24 May 2023)
CIMMYT, Pakistan’s National Agriculture Research Center, and China’s Ministry of Science and Technology have collaborated in a project to increase the capacity of breeders and technical staff to develop new high-yielding and disease-resistant wheat varieties.
Accelerating delivery of stress-tolerant, nutritious seed in Eastern and Southern Africa
CIMMYT and partners are working to accelerate the delivery of stress-tolerant and nutritious seeds to boost smallholder farmer resilience to drought and pests in Malawi, Tanzania, and Zambia.
Crop Trust leadership visits CIMMYT
Securing biological diversity is a key mission for both organizations.
Collaborative wheat revolution tackles climate challenges
Source: Technology Times (18 May 2023)
Rising temperatures, droughts, and extreme weather events affect crop yield, quality, and nutritional value. To dive into the challenges posed by climate change, scientists and farmers are collaborating to create a “Wheat Revolution.”
Mini-tillers bolster Nepal maize farmers’ food supplies and profits, new study shows
Farm mechanization contributes to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals of No Poverty (SDG-1) and Zero Hunger (SDG-2), with very small farms facing acute labor shortages benefited the most.
Adapting growing seasons to climate change can boost yields of world’s staple crops
New research estimates impact of farmer adaptation to climate change on maize, wheat, rice, sorghum and soybean.
Identifying climate mitigation strategies from AFOLU sector in Mexico
CIMMYT researchers comb through data to enumerate the benefits, and costs, of specific climate mitigation initiatives in the AFOLU sector of Mexico.
Tracking the development and reach of CIMMYT’s climate research
Researchers provide data-driven approach to systematically analyze the production and diffusion of knowledge on food systems and climate change.
Sorghum in the 21st Century: Resiliency and Sustainability in the Face of Climate ChangeJune 5 - June 9
Africa Agribusiness and Science Week, 8th editionJune 5 - June 8
Bonn Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC SB58)June 5 - June 15