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tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Crop technology from CGIAR, including CIMMYT seed varieties, contributes US $47 billion each year to the global economy according to fresh analysis of six decades’ worth of data.

Blogs Publications

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Conservation Agriculture offers sustainable solutions for Malawi’s agriculture. Prioritizing farmer-centered approaches can drive widespread adoption, ensuring food security and climate resilience.

In the media

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Source: Farmers Trend ()

The February 2024 Kenya Drylands Crop Seed Systems Workshop focused on enhancing seed systems for agricultural productivity in Kenya’s semi-arid regions.

Blogs

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

It’s not just dirt. Soil health is a key component in agricultural sustainability.

Blogs

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Stakeholders call for a holistic approach to managing Kenya’s dryland crop seed system for sustainability and food security.

In the media

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Source: Alliance Grain Co. ()

Melinda Yerka’s collaboration with CIMMYT on sorghum breeding marks a strategic move towards sustainable agriculture and climate resilience.

Blogs

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

SIFAZ is shifting farmer mindsets towards promoting sustainable practices that not only improve cassava yields but minimize physical labor.

News

tag icon Environmental health and biodiversity

The detection of a Ug99 race in Nepal highlights the effectiveness of the wheat rust surveillance and monitoring systems developed by CIMMYT and partners.

Features

tag icon Capacity development

Promila’s story as a successful machinery solution provider, with support from CSISA-MEA, is encouraging more women in her community to venture into farming and seedling raising services.

In the media

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Source: The Herald ()

CIMMYT aims to improve food security and resilience against climate change through climate-smart agriculture and innovative partnerships.

News

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

With the right mix of policy support, technological innovation, and market development, millets have the potential to become the cornerstone of Africa’s resilient and sustainable agricultural future.

In the media

tag icon Capacity development

Source: CGIAR (26 Mar 2024)

Blogs

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

El Niño has contributed to starkly different weather patterns in northern and southern Zambia. On World Water Day 2024, this piece navigates the complex challenge of mitigating water abundancy and scarcity through different agricultural practices that support livelihoods and food security.

Publications

tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

A study by CIMMYT found a positive association between women’s role in household decisions concerning crop production and the adoption and turnover of rust-resistant wheat varieties.

In the media

Source: The Standard (18 Mar 2024)