CIMMYT and ICAR partner to reward Indian farmers for utilizing climate smart agricultural practices.
Reduced wheat exports from Russia and Ukraine are causing an increase in price rises in countries where food security is already a concern.
At the International Maize Congress, Bram Govaerts emphasized the importance of collaborative research to work towards healthy diets and sustainable systems.
From silver bullets to transition science in the CGIAR: reflections on the scalingXchange Call to Action
Recent shifts in how scaling is approached have helped alter attitudes toward how change happens, and we are now approaching a tipping point for doing scaling better.
CIMMYT is offering a new improved maize hybrid to partners, to scale up production for farmers in the region.
A project run by CIMMYT is giving farmers access to demos, field days and seed fairs to improve their understanding of good agronomic practices and improved seed varieties.
Source: New Nigerian Newspaper (20 Oct 2022)
Food crops and animal feeds produced through biotechnology innovations can now be imported into Kenya after the ban on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) was lifted.
CIMMYT experts share latest updates in efforts to achieve feed self-sufficiency and more sustainable agrifood systems in Nepal.
Genetic gain for yield in CIMMYT varieties distributed in Afghanistan shows an increase over a 14-year period.
Source: Eastern Daily Press (15 Oct 2022)
A tiered approach is needed to tackle food crises and wheat shortages triggered by the Ukraine-Russia crisis.
The CIMMYT–China collaboration over four decades has added some 10.7 million additional tons of wheat to China’s national wheat output.
Source: Mexico Business News (14 Oct 2022)
Bram Govaerts discussing the development of seed systems that work for smallholder farmers.
Experts share latest updates, experiences, and ways forward to help farmers battle fall armyworm.
Maize and wheat seeds stored in Svalbard are essential for protecting global biodiversity for future generations.
CIMMYT’s agrifood systems research looks at how to better connect farmers to consumers in a sustainable way, allowing for higher benefits from farming and increased access to nutritious cereal-based food for consumers.