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Food security
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Stress-tolerant maize varieties are transforming lives in northern Uganda.

Capacity development
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Scientists mobilize African and Latin American knowledge to protect Asia’s maize.

Capacity development
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CIMMYT’s board witnesses the results of impactful research and market partnerships in Kenya.

Health and nutrition
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CIMMYT wheat breeder supports smallholder farmers without access to a diversified diet by improving nutritional quality in wheat.

Food security
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The 2019 Borlaug Dialogue explored solutions to feed the planet sustainably in the face of conflict and climate change.

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

Food security
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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
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Can you imagine a world without maize and wheat? We can’t!

Gender and social inclusion
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Long-term research on climate-smart agriculture in Malawi has improved the productivity, resilience and prospects of Mary Twaya, a single mother of three.

Capacity development
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Seven young farmers, researchers and activists are advancing change, innovation and research in their communities.

Food security
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CIMMYT scientists engage to preserve the Jala maize landrace, famous for producing the longest maize ears in the world.

Climate change
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CIMMYT maize physiologist supports development of new climate-resilient maize varieties that help resource-poor Asian farmers protect their food and income security.

Climate change
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A recent study from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) shows that conservation agriculture and other climate-smart technologies are increasing yields and farmer resilience amidst drought episodes in southern Africa.

Food security
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A demand-driven, multi-lens approach ensures the best maize varieties are available to seed companies and farmers.

Food security
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Visiting scientist Roi Ben-David discusses Israel’s exotic germplasm gap and ongoing efforts to restore the country’s lost wheat landrace collections.