Blogs

Climate change
News

Through new project, tools and insurance services will help small farmers in eastern Africa reduce investment risks and losses related to climate.

Food security
In the media

Source: The Wire (14 Apr 2020)

Biodiversity loss creates new opportunities for pathogens to move from one species to another.

Food security
Blogs

The Scaling Up community of practice discusses challenges and opportunities for an improved “new normal” for agriculture, research and development.

Food security
In the media

Source: Plantopia (9 Apr 2020)

CIMMYT senior scientist Dave Hodson discusses striking parallels between wheat rust and global human epidemics on new podcast.

Food security
Features

Experts share their insights on the link between biodiversity loss and emerging infectious diseases.

Food security
Features

Stakeholders work together to strengthen systems for detecting, mitigating and managing the invasion of the destructive pest.

Food security
Features

Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.

Innovation and technology
Features

At demonstration farms, Kenyan farmers discover the stress-tolerant maize varieties they were looking for.

Innovation and technology
Videos

Developing genomic profiles of DNA samples can accelerate the breeding process.

Food security
Features

In an environment designed for experimental study and regeneration, maize ancestors can thrive.

Food security
Videos

Entomologist Punya Nachappa explains wheat curl mites, the impact of climate change and why breeding for host plant resistance is key.

Health and nutrition
Photos

What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?

Climate change
Videos

Climate change will see pests moving countries and continents as conditions become more favorable.

Capacity development
Features

CIMMYT and partners revise Nepal’s seed science and technology curriculum, so university graduates are better equipped to join the industry’s work force.

Capacity development
Features

Small-scale agricultural mechanization service provision model supports women’s empowerment in the Ethiopian agriculture sector.