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Nepal boosts domestic maize hybrid seed production.

Food security
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Smallholders in India’s Karnataka state get higher yields from drought- and heat-tolerant maize.

Innovation and technology
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Experts work together at hackathon to develop Enterprise Breeding System that can serve CGIAR organizations and national agricultural research programs.

Health and nutrition
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Review indicates positive health impacts from diverse diets that include not more than 50% carbohydrates and the right mix of grain-based foods.

Innovation and technology
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Recognized for most-cited works worldwide on Web of Science Group’s list of Highly Cited Researchers.

Food security
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Meeting with Ethiopian researchers and policymakers outlines path forward for cooperation.

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: France 24 (19 Nov 2019)

B.M. Prasanna, Director of CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program, speaks on CIMMYT’s work to help farmers in the context of the aflatoxin crisis in Kenya.

Food security
Features

Stress-tolerant maize varieties are transforming lives in northern Uganda.

Food security
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Hans-Joachim Braun and Alexey Morgunov receive awards and fellowships at annual meeting of crop science peers.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Down to Earth (13 Nov 2019)

The state of Haryana has supplied machines like the Happy Seeder to farmers, who saw costs drop and yields increase this year.

Food security
In the media

Source: The Avon Valley and Wheat Belt Advocate (13 Nov 2019)

Four wheat lines from CIMMYT and ICARDA showed good resistance to fungal disease stagonospora nodorum blotch in assessment.

Food security
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Head of CIMMYT Wheat Germplasm Bank receives Frank N. Meyer Medal for contributions to germplasm collection, conservation and use.

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: Deustche Welle (8 Nov 2019)

CIMMYT scientist M.L. Jat argues that India now needs to undergo a second, “evergreen” revolution, driven by technology such as the happy seeder.

Climate change
In the media

Source: L'Economiste (5 Nov 2019)

CIMMYT, ICARDA and the Adaptation of African Agriculture Initiative join forces to prevent small farmers from suffering the effects of climate change.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

New research describes a revolutionary early warning system that can predict and mitigate wheat rust diseases in Ethiopia.