Can digital agricultural services boost Ethiopia’s durum wheat production?
Value chain stakeholders united to review the status of durum wheat production and marketing in Ethiopia and the prospective role of digital agricultural services.
Understanding the role of organic material application in soil microbial community structures
This metagenomics study examines how application of organic material alters soil microbial populations and functionality in soil from permanent beds with residue retention.
Mohammed Abinasa Jilo
Cross-center learning between CIMMYT and WorldFish
Collaboration between two CGIAR centers emphasizes opportunities for collaboration between agricultural researchers that could prove vital in the fight to establish food security.
Untapped potential of genome-edited crops explored in new research
Analysis of evidence by scientists of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and CGIAR concludes that the scientific risks of genome editing are similar to those of traditional breeding.
China to build international agricultural breeding center in Hainan
Source: Xinhua News (14 Jul 2022)
A letter of cooperation has been signed in China to signal the start of a new partnership aiming to meet the global challenge of climate change and ensure food security.
Researchers plan transformation of agrifood systems in South Asia
CGIAR Initiative will put nutrition first, to increase access to sustainable healthy diets, and will work with partners across the production-to-consumption spectrum.
CRISPR, 10 years on: Learning to rewrite the code of life
Source: The New York Times (27 Jun 2022)
Kevin Pixley, Director Genetic Resources Program and Deputy Director General Research – Breeding & Genetics (a.i.) at CIMMYT, quoted in a New York Times article about genome-editing technologies.
Remembering Ephrame Havazvidi
Ephrame Havazvidi served on the WHEAT Independent Steering Committee from 2015-2021 and was a prominent plant breeder and crop expert.
Leon Rafael Jamann
Tania Alejandra Casaya Rodríguez
CIMMYT and CGIAR senior leaders share vision ahead
During two-day visit, CGIAR managing director and regional director deepen their understanding of CIMMYT’s research and impact.
2022 Excellence in International Service Award
This award recognizes outstanding contributions to plant pathology by APS members for countries other than their own. Contributions may have been made through collaborative projects, sabbaticals, short- and long-term assignments with educational or governmental agencies, including, but not limited to, international centers and research institutes.