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CIMMYT breeder applies new tools and technologies to accelerate genetic gains, make breeding more efficient, and keep up with the changing dynamics of biotic and abiotic stresses.

Food security
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Maize lethal necrosis has taught us that intensive efforts to keep human and plant diseases at bay need to continue beyond the COVID-19 crisis.

Capacity development
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Seed companies in Malawi share how they chose their flagship varieties and got them onto the commercial market.

Food security
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Hot on the trail of fall armyworm, CIMMYT builds local research partnerships in Southeast Asia.

Health and nutrition
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CIMMYT scientist helps breeders meet complex and stringent market demands for high-quality wheat.

Health and nutrition
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Researchers in Kenya and Uganda are incorporating sensory preferences like taste, smell or texture into maize breeding.

Capacity development
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Malawian smallholders tackle challenges together using the farmer field school approach.

Innovation and technology
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New project to deliver wheat disease warnings directly to farmers’ phones in Bangladesh and Nepal.

Innovation and technology
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CIMMYT postharvest specialist tests drying and storage technologies to help reduce grain losses.

Food security
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Experts share their insights on the link between biodiversity loss and emerging infectious diseases.

Food security
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Stakeholders work together to strengthen systems for detecting, mitigating and managing the invasion of the destructive pest.

Food security
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Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.

Innovation and technology
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At demonstration farms, Kenyan farmers discover the stress-tolerant maize varieties they were looking for.

Food security
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In an environment designed for experimental study and regeneration, maize ancestors can thrive.

Capacity development
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CIMMYT and partners revise Nepal’s seed science and technology curriculum, so university graduates are better equipped to join the industry’s work force.