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Health and nutrition
Features

Study gives insight into Mexican consumers’ preferences and demand for blue maize tortillas.

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: The Wire (17 Oct 2019)

Balwinder Singh warns that air pollution in India could be severe due to burning crop residue.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Donne del Food (16 Oct 2019)

Study by CIMMYT, Stanford and Cornell shows microsatellites can contribute to sustainable increase of food production.

Food security
Videos

BBC radio show Witness History focuses on the life and work of Norman Borlaug.

Food security
News

The work of laureate Simon N. Groot has helped smallholder farmers to enhance vegetable production and has improved the diets of millions.

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.