Sarah McLaughlin

Sarah McLaughlin
News

CIMMYT discovers and validates new science, translates it into innovations, and scales them up for farmers and society.

Publications

Male and female farmers in Ethiopia and India face different challenges to accessing new wheat varieties, discovers CIMMYT researchers.

Publications

Using technology often overlooked for analyzing genome qualities, scientists discover wheat landraces with resistance to the impacts of climate change.

News

Insights from the CGIAR Plant Health Initiative reached new audiences at the first ever International Plant Health Conference.

Publications

Reducing the gender gap in Ethiopian farming households can enhance climate change adaptation by female-headed households by almost 19%.

In the media

Source: CGTN (4 Oct 2022)

Climate change, particularly rising temperatures, are impacting on wheat yields. CIMMYT is working to develop new varieties with tolerance to the effects of climate change.

News

CIMMYT explains how the world can protect agrifood systems from market shocks, such as the conflict in Ukraine, to prevent food insecurity.

Research Coordinator
In the media

Source: MarketWatch (23 Sep 2022)

Models of funding for agricultural research and development (R&D) need to adapt in order for the world to meet current challenges to agrifood systems.

In the media

Source: Des Moines Register (25 Sep 2022)

Cary Fowler, US Special Envoy for Global Food Security, mentions CIMMYT as one example of institutions “contributing significantly to global food security.”

News

CIMMYT’s Women in Crop Science team win the Inclusive Team Award at CGIAR’s inaugural Inclusive Workplace Awards for creating an inclusive and respectful team culture.

News

CIMMYT’s Board of Trustees were impressed with MasAgro’s outcomes in Mexico and its potential for replication in Africa.

In the media

Source: Opportimes (22 Sep 2022)

Grupo Bimbo and CIMMYT partnership aims to improve regenerative agricultural practices for wheat and maize in Mexico.

Features

Exacerbated by the pandemic, women are still facing inequality across all areas, including health and livelihoods. CIMMYT is working to make parity a reality.