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Genomic selection breeding approach paves the way to better maize and wheat in farmers’ fields faster.

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One of CIMMYT and CGIAR’s biggest supporters, he sets out on a virtual book tour to spark collaborative action toward avoiding a climate disaster and calls for innovations in almost everything that we do.

CIMMYT’s tried and tested approaches in varietal turnover and decades of experience in strengthening maize and wheat seed systems have a lot to contribute to CGIAR’s plan of building robust food systems by 2030.

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Switch to irrigation canals will not fully compensate for the expected loss of groundwater in Indian agriculture, new study concludes.

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CIMMYT market development specialist works to strengthen the seed and fertilizer market systems and value chains in Nepal.

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As partners come together as One CGIAR to enact a bold climate-centered strategy, projects like CIMMYT and IITA’s decades-long work on climate-smart maize can help show the way forward.

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Pakistan’s goal to achieve self-sufficiency in wheat production just became more attainable with the release of five new wheat varieties.

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Study validates importance and uncovers new benefits of crucial wheat genome segment.

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Interactive map illustrates impacts of BGRI’s 15 years of collaboration for disease- and climate-resilient wheat.

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A ten-year partnership led by CIMMYT and IITA tackles climate-induced risks in maize production, developing and deploying new climate-adaptive varieties benefiting over 8 million households in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Molecular breeding experts learn about state-of-the-art data analysis and visualization tools at Wheat Initiative workshops.

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The head of the Maize Germplasm Bank, who retired in September, modernized the bank’s data curation and promoted outreach to maize landrace farming communities in the Americas.

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Former CIMMYT Wheat Program director and distinguished scientist made remarkable contributions to wheat improvement worldwide.

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New study in the Western Highlands of Guatemala confirms relation between milpa intercropping diversity and nutritional capacity.

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On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, CGIAR and CIMMYT scientists share their career journeys.