Maize and wheat seeds stored in Svalbard are essential for protecting global biodiversity for future generations.
CIMMYT’s agrifood systems research looks at how to better connect farmers to consumers in a sustainable way, allowing for higher benefits from farming and increased access to nutritious cereal-based food for consumers.
CIMMYT presents data to Tropentag on potential benefits of women participation in household decisions on crop farming and variety selection.
CIMMYT discovers and validates new science, translates it into innovations, and scales them up for farmers and society.
Male and female farmers in Ethiopia and India face different challenges to accessing new wheat varieties, discovers CIMMYT researchers.
Using technology often overlooked for analyzing genome qualities, scientists discover wheat landraces with resistance to the impacts of climate change.
Insights from the CGIAR Plant Health Initiative reached new audiences at the first ever International Plant Health Conference.
Reducing the gender gap in Ethiopian farming households can enhance climate change adaptation by female-headed households by almost 19%.
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.
CIMMYT explains how the world can protect agrifood systems from market shocks, such as the conflict in Ukraine, to prevent food insecurity.