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News

A new collaboration will support the expansion of agricultural research in China.

Features

Catch up on presentations from CIMMYT scientists and researchers at COP27, held between November 6-18.

Publications

Maize varieties with connections to CGIAR germplasm account for 34% of the total maize area in 2015 in 18 sub-Saharan African countries, discover researchers.

Publications

Responses of yields and Nâ‚‚O emissions to N inputs could be used to design appropriate N management strategies for addressing the dual challenge of food insecurity and climate crisis.

In the media

Source: Nature (22 Nov 2022)

Sieglinde Snapp identifies opportunities for improving inclusivity in the biosciences.

News

Elite wheat lines from the work are being freely shared with partners worldwide.

In the media

Source: Xinhua News (23 Nov 2022)

Four decades of partnership between China and CIMMYT is supporting global efforts to achieve food security.

News

Director General’s visit to Ethiopia consolidates existing partnerships and finds new opportunities for collaboration.

Publications

After first being cultivated more than 9,000 years ago, research shows that maize not only plays an essential role in global agrifood systems today but has a strongly increasing demand.

In the media

Source: Baking Business (16 Nov 2022)

At Cereals & Grains 22, Bram Govaerts, Director General of CIMMYT, explains the activity needed to adapt agriculture to the impact of climate change.

News

Exploring research-based solutions for the effects of climate change and food system shocks on smallholder farmers and global agrifood systems.

Features

Seven founding partners introduced Ag4Peace, a new initiative that aims to build resilient food systems and improve livelihoods and diets in low- and middle-income countries.

Publications

A unique study by CIMMYT scientists in TĂĽrkiye in collaboration with scientists from the Bolu Abant Izzet Baysal University, TĂĽrkiye demonstrate the prevalence of fungi species in wheat production areas in Kazakhstan, which could be affecting wheat yield and quality.

Features

CIMMYT is partnering with GIZ in Zambia to clear hurdles for smallholder farmers to produce fodder at a commercial level.

News

Financially-accessible mechanization options are reducing labor and providing further job opportunities for smallholders in Zimbabwe.