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Food security
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Good weed management, conservation agriculture, and use of manure and compost are recommended to help control fall armyworm in Africa.

Climate change
Press releases

New partnership will help farmers in Malawi, Rwanda and Tanzania have better access to seeds that help maize crops better withstand growing challenges of drought, pests, diseases, and climate change.

Climate change
Press releases

Government support vital for deploying climate-resilient seeds and practices, say agriculture experts

Capacity building
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From smart mechanization to nutritious and drought tolerant seeds, partners discover CIMMYT’s latest research and innovations.

Climate change
Features

He supports breeders to design new varieties focused on replacing older products in a specific market.

Food security
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Villalobos recognized the immense work ahead, but was optimistic that young scientists could carry on the legacy of Norman Borlaug.

Food security
In the media

Source: Popular Science (8 Apr 2019)

CIMMYT wheat breeder Karim Ammar and collaborators are sequencing different strains of durum wheat to compare properties.

Health and nutrition
Features

On World Health Day, we are sharing five stories showing how CIMMYT is combatting hidden hunger and how agricultural research and innovation leads to healthier families, improved livelihoods and a healthier planet.

Innovation and technology
Features

Researchers are using data and tools to produce information that can help farmers, research institutions and governments take better decisions on agronomic practices and investments.

Food security
In the media

Source: Phys.org (27 Mar 2019)

Gemma Molero, wheat physiologist at CIMMYT, collaborated on a paper that presents a valuable step forward in increasing wheat yield potential.

Food security
News

China’s vice minister of agriculture and rural affairs, Qu Dongyu, visited the global headquarters of CIMMYT.

Capacity building
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CIMMYT and EIAR officially closed a wheat seed scaling project that benefitted 131,132 households.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: BBC News (1 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT’s head of wheat research Ravi Singh commented on the publication of the wheat gene map.

Food security
News

CIMMYT scientist Carolina Rivera is one of the six recipients of the 2019 Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) Early Career Award.

Climate change
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A study demonstrates how rice and wheat can be grown using 40 percent less water.