CIMMYT

CIMMYT
Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: Inter Press Service (27 Feb 2020)

Refugees receive technical assistance, nutrition education and training on growing biofortified maize.

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: Outlook India (25 Feb 2020)

Harvest Plus supports cross-sector alliances to advance biofortified crops in India.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Thomson Reuters (18 Feb 2020)

Schemes may fall short of ambitions by dealing separately with food production, supply and consumption.

Ensuring that research and new technologies are both directed and deployed in the most impactful and beneficial way for farmers.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Real Wire (11 Feb 2020)

Mexican farmers in Yaqui Valley use smartphone app with satellite data to make decisions about irrigation and crop management.

Food security
In the media

Source: Dawn (9 Feb 2020)

Climate change threatens wheat yields in South Asia.

Food security
In the media

Source: Dawn (6 Feb 2020)

CIMMYT warns wheat-growing farmers in Pakistan to watch for yellow rust disease.

Food security
Press releases

New research recommends targeted assistance and engagement with small farmers in rural Guatemala to improve livelihoods and reduce migration pressures.

Food security
In the media

Source: Times of India (31 Jan 2020)

New seed will withstand drought conditions and natural calamities.

Food security
In the media

Source: Excelsior (26 Jan 2020)

CIMMYT germplasm bank samples are the basis for development of new maize seeds used in the MasAgro Program.

Food security
In the media

Source: Bloomberg (25 Jan 2020)

CIMMYT agricultural economist Hugo De Groote notes need to monitor locusts to ensure swarms don’t threaten crops.

Food security
In the media

Source: Vice (21 Jan 2020)

Seed banks, like the one at CIMMYT’s headquarters in Mexico, are part of planning for the future of food.

Food security
In the media

Source: Mexico News Daily (15 Jan 2020)

Winner acknowledges the work of INIFAP, CIMMYT and the Mexico Corn Tortilla Foundation to recuperate native maize species.

Food security
In the media

Source: El Universal (12 Jan 2020)

Research shows that conservation agriculture under irrigation conditions increases yields and soil organic carbon, even in poor quality soil.

Food security
In the media

Source: Dawn (23 Dec 2019)

Pakistan has released 20 new high-yielding, disease-resistant and climate change-resilient wheat and maize varieties during the year.