Source: Daily Monitor Online (29 May 2023)
CIMMYT and NaSARRI have partnered to strengthen seed systems for smallholder farmers of millet, sorghum, and groundnuts.
Smallholder farmers increasingly benefit as the younger generation adopts mechanization and sustainable agri-technologies.
Inauguration of the international soil-borne pathogens research & development center in Ankara, Turkey
CIMMYT partners with Turkish Ministry to strengthen defenses against food security threat.
Source: Technology Times (24 May 2023)
CIMMYT, Pakistan’s National Agriculture Research Center, and China’s Ministry of Science and Technology have collaborated in a project to increase the capacity of breeders and technical staff to develop new high-yielding and disease-resistant wheat varieties.
CIMMYT and partners are working to accelerate the delivery of stress-tolerant and nutritious seeds to boost smallholder farmer resilience to drought and pests in Malawi, Tanzania, and Zambia.
Securing biological diversity is a key mission for both organizations.
Source: Technology Times (18 May 2023)
Rising temperatures, droughts, and extreme weather events affect crop yield, quality, and nutritional value. To dive into the challenges posed by climate change, scientists and farmers are collaborating to create a “Wheat Revolution.”
CIMMYT participates in Climate Summit with an eye towards accelerating innovations.
Source: Smart Farmer Africa (16 May 2023)
Plant health experts met on May 12, International Day of Plant Health, to discuss and address the challenges facing plant health management capacity in the Global South.
The delivery of row seeders from India to Benin demonstrates a new path to sustainable South-South business relationships.
Startups, nonprofits race to unlock Africa’s agricultural potential as millions face food crisis and droughts
Source: The Nairobi Law Monthly (9 May 2023)
Civil society actors are stepping up to strengthen Africa’s potential to prevent greater food insecurity and regional instability caused by climate impacts.
Smart smallholder fertilizer management practices to address food security and climate change.
The annual award recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions by scientists, engineers, or other professionals in the agricultural, environmental, or food sectors to the advancement of science through communication in public policy fields.
Source: The EastAfrican (3 May 2023)
CIMMYT commits to scaling-up millet cultivation and further promoting technologies that encourage millet consumption and other dryland cereal crops.
Source: Mexico Business News (9 May 2023)
Bram Govaerts, CIMMYT Director General, addresses the root causes of forced migrations with five adaptation measures that public and private actors can adopt to strengthen agri-food systems and protect vulnerable regions from climate shocks.