Wheat physiologist Carolina Rivera shares what it is like to be a woman in agricultural science working on one of the world’s biggest problems — how to feed a growing planet.
CIMMYT’s five agricultural research stations in Mexico are instrumental for researchers’ work to develop innovative crops and sustainable farming systems worldwide.
Byerlee named Officer of the Order of Australia for his distinguished service to sustainable development, poverty reduction, and food security.
Policies and technologies key to sustainable development in India’s breadbasket.
FACASI project explored ways to address access to appropriate mechanization solutions.
Source: Kenya News Agency (27 Jun 2019)
CIMMYT’s Stephen Mugo suggests early planting, intercropping and other methods.
Open to young women and men under 35 who are implementing innovations in Latin American maize-based agri-food systems.
Palmer made key contributions in applied science to fight hunger and improve livelihoods in the 20th Century.
Study results underscore the value of CIMMYT’s breeding programs.
Researchers urge donor agencies to support the dissemination of new blast-resistant, biofortified wheat in Bangladesh.
Source: Physics World (25 Jun 2019)
A CGIAR and CIMMYT study suggests that some countries and crops are more vulnerable to the effects of climate change than others.
Harnessing the power of partnerships and innovation.
Kenya research station offers a unique wheat science platform with global impact.
Source: Biotech News (23 Jun 2019)
CIMMYT, HarvestPlus and IITA have worked to develop provitamin A-enriched maize varieties and zinc-enriched maize and wheat.
Rural land grows scarce as populations rise and more youth farm for their livelihoods.