In the media

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: The Nigerian Voice (3 May 2019)

The FACASI project has benefited over a hundred young people from Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.

Food security
In the media

Source: Relief Web (1 May 2019)

USAID, CIMMYT and ICRISAT convened a workshop to share experiences, best practices, approaches and challenges in managing FAW.

Food security
In the media

Source: The Hindu (1 May 2019)

CIMMYT, USAID, ICRISAT and CGIAR have joined hands to address FAW threat in Asia.

Food security
In the media

Source: Seed World (24 Apr 2019)

Hans-Joachim Braun and two other wheat experts discuss hurdles to international wheat production and the solutions that plant breeders have developed to combat these challenges.

Food security
In the media

Source: Phys.org (23 Apr 2019)

CIMMYT partnered with UC Davis to breed maize seeds that can withstand drought.

Food security
In the media

Source: Chicago Tribune (22 Apr 2019)

Three million subsistence farmers producing heirloom corn in Mexico are protecting biodiversity.

Food security
In the media

Source: Xinhua News (17 Apr 2019)

Stephen Mugo said that greater adoption of drought tolerant seeds combined with improved soil and water management is key to cushioning African small-holders from hunger and malnutrition.

Food security
In the media

Source: Food Processing (16 Apr 2019)

Australian farmers to benefit from CIMMYT high-yielding, white-grained wheat.

Food security
In the media

Source: Popular Science (8 Apr 2019)

CIMMYT wheat breeder Karim Ammar and collaborators are sequencing different strains of durum wheat to compare properties.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Food Business Africa (3 Apr 2019)

Partnership will facilitate production of drought tolerant varieties in the wake of persistent climate change.

Food security
In the media

Source: KBC (3 Apr 2019)

Stephen Mugo says there is a need to mechanize agriculture for improved production.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Outlook (1 Apr 2019)

CIMMYT, NICRA, ICAR and other partners jointly implemented the Climate-Resilient Agricultural Practices – Climate-Smart Villages Project, which is now being scaled up.

Food security
In the media

Source: Phys.org (27 Mar 2019)

Gemma Molero, wheat physiologist at CIMMYT, collaborated on a paper that presents a valuable step forward in increasing wheat yield potential.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: BBC News (1 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT’s head of wheat research Ravi Singh commented on the publication of the wheat gene map.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: SeedQuest (20 Mar 2019)

The maize DH facility, funded by the CGIAR Research Program on Maize, has the potential to accelerate maize breeding and hybrid development in Asia.