Blogs

Innovation and technology
Features

CIMMYT’s historic Toluca station will host a new rapid generation advancement and speed breeding facility to accelerate genetic gains in wheat.

Food security
In the media

Source: The Rwandan (30 Jul 2020)

AGG project will deliver improved, stress resilient, nutritious seed to smallholders in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia.

Food security
Features

An early indication of parental lines with potential to tolerate or resist Striga, is showing “light at the end of the tunnel” for farmers battling the nutrient-sucking monster.

Innovation and technology
Features

CIMMYT scientist applies genomics in maize breeding to achieve higher genetic gains.

Food security
News

Collaboration, partnership and mutual learning with national partners key focus of new project to accelerate breeding and delivery of improved wheat varieties.

Food security
In the media

Source: Seed Quest (28 Jul 2020)

The new AGG project has a strong focus on more synergistic and supportive partnerships with national programs to help improve the effectiveness of their breeding efforts.

Food security
News

The new AGG project has a strong focus on more synergistic and supportive partnerships with national programs to help improve the effectiveness of their breeding efforts.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Forbes México (25 Jul 2020)

Agriculture in Mexico has not stopped during the COVID-19 pandemic, but has had to reinvent itself.

Climate change
News

A strategic research framework for crop improvement integrates genomics, systems biology, physiology and crop modelling approaches.

Climate change
Blogs

CSISA project suggests pathways to remove barriers inhibiting full use of groundwater irrigation infrastructure in Nepal’s Terai region.

Climate change
In the media

Source: China Daily (22 Jul 2020)

CIMMYT-developed drought-and high temperature-tolerant maize varieties help strengthen resilience to weather extremes in China.

Capacity development
Features

By working closely with the farmers, Masindi Seed Company puts itself at a strategic position to understand farmers’ preferred traits better.

Food security
News

CIMMYT continues to support farmers and the agricultural sector in the country.

Gender and social inclusion
In the media

Source: Down to Earth (17 Jul 2020)

Study finds that women in India adopt specific strategies to further their interests in the context of wheat-based livelihoods.

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: Des Moines Register (17 Jul 2020)

Self-Help International is fighting malnutrition with biofortified crops in Nicaragua.