CIMMYT

CIMMYT

The Board of Trustees establishes the objectives and overall direction of CIMMYT.

Food security
In the media

Source: Africa News (13 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT, USAID, FAO, CABI and AgBiTech formed a partnership in South Sudan to combat fall armyworm.

Food security
Features

With so much germplasm to categorize, what’s the best way to label them? Seeds of Discovery is working on the answer.

Food security
In the media

Source: Undark Magazine (11 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT, USAID-funded Feed the Future and Plant Protection Society Nepal held a preventative workshop in Nepal on fall armyworm.

Gender and social inclusion
In the media

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (9 Mar 2019)

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh visited female farmers adopting conservation agriculture for sustainable intensification technologies through CIMMYT project funded by ACIAR.

Gender and social inclusion
In the media

Source: Times of India (9 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT and Icar-Atari Ludhiana organized a workshop on the eve of International Women’s Day titled ‘Empowering rural women for addressing agricultural air pollution’.

Food security
In the media

Source: Xinhua (7 Mar 2019)

Boddupalli Prasanna, director of global maize program at CIMMYT, said the maize lethal necrosis disease is under control in the region but not eradicated.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: AgroNews (4 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT and BioSense Institute jointly won the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture Inspire Challenge in 2018 for machine learning for smarter seed selection.

Gender and social inclusion
In the media

Source: Addis Standard (1 Mar 2019)

Drawing on GENNOVATE case studies from two wheat-growing communities, the authors examine how women and men smallholders innovate with improved wheat seed, row planting and the broad bed maker.

Food security
In the media

Source: Dhaka Tribune (2 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT researchers propose long-term solutions to fighting wheat blast, including a diagnostic tool for wheat blast surveillance and a platform for open data and science to combat the fungus.

Food security
News

CIMMYT is offering a new set of improved maize hybrids to partners, to scale up production for farmers in these areas.

Gender and social inclusion
In the media

Source: The Reporter (16 Feb 2019)

A new report shows that gender inequality in Ethiopia is hampering efforts to reach the government’s goal of wheat self-sufficiency by 2022.

Food security
Press releases

The project will develop maize varieties adapted to the country’s farming conditions and will promote sustainable intensification practices among farmers.

Food security
News

The CGIAR Excellence in Breeding Platform (EiB) is looking to provide matching funding for two projects.

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