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Working towards resilience, renewal and transition in our agri-food systems.

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Farmers could save costs and contribute to climate mitigation by adopting easy-to-access farming methods like better nitrogen management, intermittent irrigation, and strip tillage, study shows.

Report misconduct, unethical behaviors and compliance concerns.

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CGIAR centers present methodology for transforming resource-constrained, polluting and vulnerable farming into inclusive, sustainable and resilient food systems that deliver healthy and affordable diets for all within planetary boundaries.

In the media

Source: World Grain (19 Mar 2021)

Genetic analyses show that a destructive wheat blast fungus that travelled from South America to South East Asia is now established in Zambia under rain-fed conditions.

In the media

Source: The Counter (21 May 2021)

Dave Hodson discusses why conservation may be the key to our survival.

Preserving the legacy of biodiversity and researching ways to stay within planetary boundaries.

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CIMMYT maize lines CML604A to CML615A are adapted to tropical maize production environments.

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Partnership of two world-class research institutes will harness state-of-the-art technology to find solutions for wheat farmers and consumers.

In the media

Source: The Guardian (27 Apr 2021)

Matthew Reynolds talked to The Guardian’s Science Weekly podcast about the process of creating climate- and heat-resistant crops.

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Over 700,000 people will benefit from the Aguas Firmes project, which will facilitate the adoption of sustainable intensification practices on more than 4,000 hectares, through a partnership with Grupo Modelo and GIZ.

In the media

Source: Reuters (15 Apr 2021)

Scientists at CIMMYT expect to sharply ramp up new wheat varieties enriched with zinc that can boost the essential mineral for millions of poor people with deficient diets.

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A new meta-study confirms that nitrous oxide emissions can be reduced by boosting nitrogen productivity, crop yield and use of “4Rs.”

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New report quantifies the impact of 20 years of CGIAR-led maize improvement for Africa.

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Switch to irrigation canals will not fully compensate for the expected loss of groundwater in Indian agriculture, new study concludes.