News

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: World Grain (13 Aug 2019)

MARPLE diagnostic platform significantly reduces the time to identify strains, which previously took months.

Innovation and technology
Videos

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

Food security
In the media

Source: Sci Dev Net (12 Aug 2019)

CIMMYT study shows uninterrupted energy and power supplies are critical farming inputs to reduce poverty and food insecurity,

Climate change
News

After Afghanistan, Nepal, and Pakistan, the Regional Drought Monitoring and Outlook System extends its coverage to Bangladesh.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

The average farmer who uses the Happy Seeder can generate up to 20% more profits than those who burn their fields, according to a new study published in Science.

Climate change
Features

International gathering highlights cutting edge efforts to improve yields, nutrition, and climate change resilience of a globally vital staple food.

Climate change
News

Published in Science, the article provides evidence for national policies that block stubble burning and promote no-till mechanization to manage crop residues.

In the media

Source: FoodNavigator-LATAM (5 Aug 2019)

CIMMYT played a key role in facilitating the formation of this association promoting maize biodiversity.

Food security
News

CIMMYT is offering a new set of improved maize hybrids to partners in South and South East Asia and similar agro-ecological zones, to scale up production for farmers in these areas.

Climate change
News

People across the country planted more than 350 million trees in a day to fight deforestation and climate change.

Gender and social inclusion
Podcasts

Taking a social inclusion lens to social protection and the role of men in gender equality.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Sci Dev Net (31 Jul 2019)

CIMMYT scientists stress the importance of increasing wheat yield and tolerance to drought for a food secure Africa.

Climate change
In the media News

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation (29 Jul 2019)

CIMMYT is working with partners to breed wheat that better copes with heat, to help farmers around the world.

Food security
News

In an interview for BBC Newsday, Abeyo explained African countries’ potential to boost wheat production, and how CIMMYT is helping.

Climate change
News

In an interview for BBC Newsday, CIMMYT senior scientist Velu Govindan spoke of today’s challenges for wheat breeders.