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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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The CGIAR Women in Research and Science (WIRES) employee-led resource group recently had a virtual engagement to discuss the progress and new happenings in the group.

Features

The Scaling Scan is facilitating access to sustainability and growth around the world and across diverse industries.

In the media

Source: Agro News (9 Nov 2022)

Scientists are working to contain the spread of fall armyworm in Kenya with naturally resistant varieties and eco-friendly solutions.

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Experts gathered at the FAO Science and Innovation Forum to drive forward research partnerships to curb crop loss due to pests and diseases through efficient global sharing of data.

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For the International Week of Science and Peace, Govaerts and Burke analyze whether it is possible to achieve food security without peace, and how the two are interlinked.