In the media
Source: France 24 (19 Nov 2019)
B.M. Prasanna, Director of CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program, speaks on CIMMYT’s work to help farmers in the context of the aflatoxin crisis in Kenya.
Source: Down to Earth (13 Nov 2019)
The state of Haryana has supplied machines like the Happy Seeder to farmers, who saw costs drop and yields increase this year.
Source: The Avon Valley and Wheat Belt Advocate (13 Nov 2019)
Four wheat lines from CIMMYT and ICARDA showed good resistance to fungal disease stagonospora nodorum blotch in assessment.
Source: Deustche Welle (8 Nov 2019)
CIMMYT scientist M.L. Jat argues that India now needs to undergo a second, “evergreen” revolution, driven by technology such as the happy seeder.
Source: L'Economiste (5 Nov 2019)
CIMMYT, ICARDA and the Adaptation of African Agriculture Initiative join forces to prevent small farmers from suffering the effects of climate change.
Source: Mongabay (24 Oct 2019)
CIMMYT Systems Agronomist Frédéric Baudron advocates a multipronged approach to protect maize crops from the invasive pest.
Source: Milenio (21 Oct 2019)
MasAgro is supporting conservation agriculture and the sustainable production of maize in Mexico.
Source: Times of India (21 Oct 2019)
CIMMYT Principal Scientist M.L. Jat notes high number of happy seeders in Haryana and Punjab.
Source: The Wire (17 Oct 2019)
Balwinder Singh warns that air pollution in India could be severe due to burning crop residue.
Source: Donne del Food (16 Oct 2019)
Study by CIMMYT, Stanford and Cornell shows microsatellites can contribute to sustainable increase of food production.
Source: Science Daily (15 Oct 2019)
Study demonstrates the effectiveness of genomic selection in a wheat improvement program.
Source: Times of India (13 Oct 2019)
M.L. Jat, CIMMYT principal scientist, is tracking farm fires in India, noting fewer fires than in previous years.
Source: Hindustan Times (11 Oct 2019)
CIMMYT and Cornell study states the health risks of pollution caused by stubble burning.
Source: Debate (3 Oct 2019)
As climate change poses a challenge for farmers, CIMMYT supports new methods and innovations for better crop production.
Source: Relief Web (1 Oct 2019)
CIMMYT, other CGIAR centers, funders and UN agencies met to discuss future of agriculture in Somalia.