The leading multinational food and beverage company will source wheat produced sustainably in the Bajío region of Mexico from farmers who participate in CIMMYT’s research and capacity building networks.
Successful establishment of an agricultural machinery workshop in Meki signals a boost for private sector-driven mechanization in Ethiopia.
Researchers found that prediction performance was highest using a multi-trait model.
Meeting highlights new varieties, production growth and strengthened collaboration through Accelerating Genetic Gains in Maize and Wheat (AGG) project.
Researchers study the design, delivery and use of digital decision-support tools for smallholder maize farmers in northern Nigeria.
Agricultural scientist Balwinder Singh awarded ‘Alumnus of the Year’ by a prestigious Australian university
Source: SBS Punjabi (8 Sep 2021)
The Indian researcher leads CIMMYT’s environmental analytics work in South Asia, where he addresses the region’s productivity and sustainability challenges in cereal systems.
Source: Phys.org (3 Sep 2021)
An international collaboration has discovered a biological nitrification inhibition trait that, when transferred to growing wheat varieties, can reduce the use of fertilizers and boost yields.
Publication reviews the history of CGIAR maize research from 1970 to 2020.
Nitrogen-efficient wheats can provide more food with fewer greenhouse gas emissions, new study shows
Scientists used a wild grass trait that inhibits soil microbes from producing environmentally-harmful nitrogen compounds. Widespread use of the new technology could lower global use of fertilizers for wheat crops.
Source: Horti Daily (26 Aug 2021)
At CIMMYT’s experimental station in Toluca, Mexico, scientists use greenhouse technologies to develop improved varieties that boost production, prevent crop disease and improve smallholder farmers’ livelihood.
Source: Mashable (13 Aug 2021)
Matthew Reynolds talked to Mashable about the importance of developing drought-resistant crops through breeding programs to protect future wheat supplies.
CIMMYT is offering a new set of improved maize hybrids to partners, to scale up production for farmers in these areas.
Varietal trait prioritization is important for balancing commercial realities and farmers’ diverse interests.
Cross-regional collaboration brings wheat blast protection to farmers in Bangladesh and Brazil.
Partnership for mechanization bolsters economic prosperity in host communities near Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.