Mary Donovan

Mary Donovan
Gender and social inclusion
Podcasts

Wheat physiologist Carolina Rivera shares what it is like to be a woman in agricultural science working on one of the world’s biggest problems — how to feed a growing planet.

Wheat Pathology

Wheat Rust Resistance Genetics
Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: The Nigerian Voice (3 May 2019)

The FACASI project has benefited over a hundred young people from Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.

Food security
In the media

Source: La Repubblica (2 May 2019)

Researchers from CIMMYT, the University of Wageningen and the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna published a tracing study on abandonment of maize landraces over the last 50 years in Morelos.

Food security
In the media

Source: Relief Web (1 May 2019)

USAID, CIMMYT and ICRISAT convened a workshop to share experiences, best practices, approaches and challenges in managing FAW.

Food security
In the media

Source: The Hindu (1 May 2019)

CIMMYT, USAID, ICRISAT and CGIAR have joined hands to address FAW threat in Asia.

Food security
In the media

Source: Seed World (24 Apr 2019)

Hans-Joachim Braun and two other wheat experts discuss hurdles to international wheat production and the solutions that plant breeders have developed to combat these challenges.

Food security
In the media

Source: Phys.org (23 Apr 2019)

CIMMYT partnered with UC Davis to breed maize seeds that can withstand drought.

Food security
In the media

Source: Chicago Tribune (22 Apr 2019)

Three million subsistence farmers producing heirloom corn in Mexico are protecting biodiversity.

Food security
In the media

Source: Xinhua News (17 Apr 2019)

Stephen Mugo said that greater adoption of drought tolerant seeds combined with improved soil and water management is key to cushioning African small-holders from hunger and malnutrition.

Food security
In the media

Source: Food Processing (16 Apr 2019)

Australian farmers to benefit from CIMMYT high-yielding, white-grained wheat.

Capacity building
Capacity building
Capacity building