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Food security
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Maize and wheat seeds from all over the world are preserved at the CIMMYT genebank, used to bring new varieties to farmers, and backed up at the Global Seed Vault.

Food security
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Entomologist and CIMMYT partner Mike Smith explains the importance of documenting the economic value of crop pest research.

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

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

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

Climate change
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Breeders are developing wheat varieties that have stable grain yield under low-water and high-temperature conditions.

Health and nutrition
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Consumers near Mexico City perceived blue maize tortillas to taste better. They were willing to pay up to a third more to buy them for special family events or to consume them in restaurants.

Food security
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Studying changing food consumption patterns in the context of urbanization and economic and population growth helps plan for the future.

Food security
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Half a century earlier, scientists collected and preserved samples of maize landraces in Morelos, Mexico. Now, descendants of those farmers were able to get back their ancestral maize seeds and, with them, a piece of their family history.

Gender and social inclusion
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CIMMYT scientists and leaders join the International Day of Women and Girls in Science social media buzz and share stories about what inspired their careers.

Innovation and technology
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Mechanization is about finding solutions for farmers in rural communities.

Food security
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Growing the right wheat varieties is necessary to nutritiously feed a growing population in the context of environmental stress.

Capacity development
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A new video highlights the work of the Heat and Drought Wheat Improvement Consortium (HeDWIC) to create new climate-resilient wheat varieties.

Food security
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BBC radio show Witness History focuses on the life and work of Norman Borlaug.

Innovation and technology
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The mobile kit will allow Ethiopia to quickly identify wheat rust strains in 48 hours, instead of sending samples to labs abroad.