In the media
Source: Inter Press Service (27 Feb 2020)
Refugees receive technical assistance, nutrition education and training on growing biofortified maize.
Source: Outlook India (25 Feb 2020)
Harvest Plus supports cross-sector alliances to advance biofortified crops in India.
Source: Thomson Reuters (18 Feb 2020)
Schemes may fall short of ambitions by dealing separately with food production, supply and consumption.
Source: Real Wire (11 Feb 2020)
Mexican farmers in Yaqui Valley use smartphone app with satellite data to make decisions about irrigation and crop management.
Source: Dawn (9 Feb 2020)
Climate change threatens wheat yields in South Asia.
Source: Dawn (6 Feb 2020)
CIMMYT warns wheat-growing farmers in Pakistan to watch for yellow rust disease.
Source: Times of India (31 Jan 2020)
New seed will withstand drought conditions and natural calamities.
Source: Excelsior (26 Jan 2020)
CIMMYT germplasm bank samples are the basis for development of new maize seeds used in the MasAgro Program.
Source: Bloomberg (25 Jan 2020)
CIMMYT agricultural economist Hugo De Groote notes need to monitor locusts to ensure swarms don’t threaten crops.
Source: Vice (21 Jan 2020)
Seed banks, like the one at CIMMYT’s headquarters in Mexico, are part of planning for the future of food.
Source: Mexico News Daily (15 Jan 2020)
Winner acknowledges the work of INIFAP, CIMMYT and the Mexico Corn Tortilla Foundation to recuperate native maize species.
Source: El Universal (12 Jan 2020)
Research shows that conservation agriculture under irrigation conditions increases yields and soil organic carbon, even in poor quality soil.
Source: Dawn (23 Dec 2019)
Pakistan has released 20 new high-yielding, disease-resistant and climate change-resilient wheat and maize varieties during the year.
Source: IPP Media (14 Dec 2019)
CIMMYT introduced farmers Kassim Massi and Joyce Makawa to conservation agriculture.
Source: Down to Earth (12 Dec 2019)
New study examines if agricultural intensification can take households across the poverty line.