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Food security
In the media

Source: Science Daily (15 Oct 2019)

Study demonstrates the effectiveness of genomic selection in a wheat improvement program.

Food security
Features

The world urgently needs a transformation of the global food system, leading to healthier diets for all and a drastic reduction in agriculture’s environmental impact. The major cereal grains must play a central role in this new revolution for the benefit of the world’s poorest people.

Food security
Features

Can you imagine a world without maize and wheat? We can’t!

Gender and social inclusion
Photos

On the International Day of Rural Women, October 15, meet farmers who are leading their families and their communities to a better life.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Long-term research on climate-smart agriculture in Malawi has improved the productivity, resilience and prospects of Mary Twaya, a single mother of three.

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: Times of India (13 Oct 2019)

M.L. Jat, CIMMYT principal scientist, is tracking farm fires in India, noting fewer fires than in previous years.

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: Hindustan Times (11 Oct 2019)

CIMMYT and Cornell study states the health risks of pollution caused by stubble burning.

Innovation and technology
News

New study provides an extensive field-test validation of existing genetic markers for thousand grain weight; finds both surprises and promising results.

Climate change
News

Global conference will serve as forum for collaboration on crop production in water-limited environments.

Capacity development
Features

Seven young farmers, researchers and activists are advancing change, innovation and research in their communities.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

Researchers argue data from small satellites can help target agricultural interventions to locations where impact will be greatest.

Food security
Features

CIMMYT scientists engage to preserve the Jala maize landrace, famous for producing the longest maize ears in the world.

In the media

Source: Debate (3 Oct 2019)

As climate change poses a challenge for farmers, CIMMYT supports new methods and innovations for better crop production.

Food security
In the media

Source: Relief Web (1 Oct 2019)

CIMMYT, other CGIAR centers, funders and UN agencies met to discuss future of agriculture in Somalia.

Food security
In the media

Source: Oskaloosa Herald (30 Sep 2019)

This year’s speaker is Bram Govaerts, the global Director Innovative Business Strategies at CIMMYT.