CIMMYT at the Group of 20
At the recent G20 MACS, CIMMYT endorsed joint agricultural research and innovative partnerships to address global challenges facing agrifood systems through a multi-crop and multi-disciplinary approach.
Science and partnerships are critical to reach G7 food security goals
CIMMYT offers proven science and formidable partnerships to help achieve the recently stated G7 ambitions for global food security and nutrition.
Reviving Nepal’s agriculture
Source: The Kathmandu Post (31 May 2023)
Mixed farming can boost food security and climate resilience. IWMI and CIMMYT are leading pilot efforts in Nepal to promote sustainable intensification of mixed farming systems (SIMFS).
Scientists breed new cereals
Source: Daily Monitor Online (29 May 2023)
CIMMYT and NaSARRI have partnered to strengthen seed systems for smallholder farmers of millet, sorghum, and groundnuts.
New generation of farmers lead the way in making farming more productive and profitable
Smallholder farmers increasingly benefit as the younger generation adopts mechanization and sustainable agri-technologies.
Inauguration of the international soil-borne pathogens research & development center in Ankara, Turkey
CIMMYT partners with Turkish Ministry to strengthen defenses against food security threat.
Chinese, Pakistani scientists collaborate in wheat molecular breeding
Source: Technology Times (24 May 2023)
CIMMYT, Pakistan’s National Agriculture Research Center, and China’s Ministry of Science and Technology have collaborated in a project to increase the capacity of breeders and technical staff to develop new high-yielding and disease-resistant wheat varieties.
Accelerating delivery of stress-tolerant, nutritious seed in Eastern and Southern Africa
CIMMYT and partners are working to accelerate the delivery of stress-tolerant and nutritious seeds to boost smallholder farmer resilience to drought and pests in Malawi, Tanzania, and Zambia.
Crop Trust leadership visits CIMMYT
Securing biological diversity is a key mission for both organizations.
Collaborative wheat revolution tackles climate challenges
Source: Technology Times (18 May 2023)
Rising temperatures, droughts, and extreme weather events affect crop yield, quality, and nutritional value. To dive into the challenges posed by climate change, scientists and farmers are collaborating to create a “Wheat Revolution.”
CIMMYT at AIM for Climate Summit
CIMMYT participates in Climate Summit with an eye towards accelerating innovations.
Global experts unite to strengthen plant health management in the Global South
Source: Smart Farmer Africa (16 May 2023)
Plant health experts met on May 12, International Day of Plant Health, to discuss and address the challenges facing plant health management capacity in the Global South.
A promising partnership
The delivery of row seeders from India to Benin demonstrates a new path to sustainable South-South business relationships.
Startups, nonprofits race to unlock Africa’s agricultural potential as millions face food crisis and droughts
Source: The Nairobi Law Monthly (9 May 2023)
Civil society actors are stepping up to strengthen Africa’s potential to prevent greater food insecurity and regional instability caused by climate impacts.
CIMMYT at the AIM for Climate Summit
Smart smallholder fertilizer management practices to address food security and climate change.