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Small local seed businesses are considered key to getting new maize hybrids into farmers’ hands and,  ultimately, to meeting global food security goals. MasAgro, a partnership between CIMMYT and Mexico’s Department of Agriculture, offers key insights into what has worked and some major challenges that remain.

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Discover groundbreaking research from CIMMYT and CGIAR to promote gender equality in agriculture and achieve a sustainable future.

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New research explores how the adoption of Climate-Smart Agricultural Practices can help address environmental issues, reduce out-migration, and ensure household food security.

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Research on gender and maize looks to move beyond trait preferences at seed demand more broadly.

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Sanjaya Rajaram, former CIMMYT Wheat Program Director, has been recognized with the Padma Bhushan Award for his contributions to wheat improvement worldwide.

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CIMMYT scientists in Turkey investigated the effect of soil borne diseases individually and in combination with drought on morphological and physiological traits in wheat germplasm.

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Increasingly unpredictable weather poses challenges for breeding widely-adapted wheat lines, but stress tolerance breeding is boosting wheat’s hardiness under rising temperatures.

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New research uncovers long-term impacts of Green Revolution era productivity, points out lessons for today.

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Legacy websites and photo exhibition mark the closing of the CGIAR Research Programs on Maize and Wheat, and their impact on sustainable agricultural development.

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At global climate summit, CIMMYT scientists share adaptation and mitigation solutions for farmers, and call for increased funding for agricultural research.

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Researchers hypothesized that many wild wheat accessions in genebanks feature useful traits that can help diversify breeding programs.

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Researchers explore how coupling automation with drip irrigation can enhance water use efficiency and productivity, especially in South Asia’s cereal-based systems.

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Service providers offering mechanized services in Masvingo District, southern Zimbabwe realize quick gains in early months of the pilot.

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Efforts to support inclusive and equitable access to seeds by farmers should recognize the different seed systems and the complementarity of formal and informal seed systems.

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Scientists from Wageningen University and CIMMYT documents the magnitude, patterns, and drivers of yield gaps in sub-Saharan Africa.