Source: Science Daily (15 Oct 2019)
Study demonstrates the effectiveness of genomic selection in a wheat improvement program.
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.
Can you imagine a world without maize and wheat? We can’t!
On the International Day of Rural Women, October 15, meet farmers who are leading their families and their communities to a better life.
Long-term research on climate-smart agriculture in Malawi has improved the productivity, resilience and prospects of Mary Twaya, a single mother of three.
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.
Source: Hindustan Times (11 Oct 2019)
CIMMYT and Cornell study states the health risks of pollution caused by stubble burning.
New study provides an extensive field-test validation of existing genetic markers for thousand grain weight; finds both surprises and promising results.
Global conference will serve as forum for collaboration on crop production in water-limited environments.
Seven young farmers, researchers and activists are advancing change, innovation and research in their communities.
Researchers argue data from small satellites can help target agricultural interventions to locations where impact will be greatest.
CIMMYT scientists engage to preserve the Jala maize landrace, famous for producing the longest maize ears in the world.
Source: Debate (3 Oct 2019)
As climate change poses a challenge for farmers, CIMMYT supports new methods and innovations for better crop production.
Source: Relief Web (1 Oct 2019)
CIMMYT, other CGIAR centers, funders and UN agencies met to discuss future of agriculture in Somalia.
Source: Oskaloosa Herald (30 Sep 2019)
This year’s speaker is Bram Govaerts, the global Director Innovative Business Strategies at CIMMYT.