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.
Head of CIMMYT Wheat Germplasm Bank receives Frank N. Meyer Medal for contributions to germplasm collection, conservation and use.
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.
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.
Scientists develop an early warning system that delivers wheat rust predictions directly to farmers’ phones
New research describes a revolutionary early warning system that can predict and mitigate wheat rust diseases in Ethiopia.
Visit to CIMMYT headquarters reaffirms research collaboration.
Scientists mobilize African and Latin American knowledge to protect Asia’s maize.
CIMMYT’s board witnesses the results of impactful research and market partnerships in Kenya.
CIMMYT wheat breeder supports smallholder farmers without access to a diversified diet by improving nutritional quality in wheat.
The 2019 Borlaug Dialogue explored solutions to feed the planet sustainably in the face of conflict and climate change.
Source: Mongabay (24 Oct 2019)
CIMMYT Systems Agronomist Frédéric Baudron advocates a multipronged approach to protect maize crops from the invasive pest.
Changing farming technologies requires systemic change, argues Lennart Woltering in new article.
Source: Milenio (21 Oct 2019)
MasAgro is supporting conservation agriculture and the sustainable production of maize in Mexico.
Source: Times of India (21 Oct 2019)
CIMMYT Principal Scientist M.L. Jat notes high number of happy seeders in Haryana and Punjab.
Mexico’s agriculture secretary calls for an integrated approach to reach the Sustainable Development Goals
Villalobos highlights the importance of improving food systems and agriculture to fight violence and forced migration.