In the media

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: KBC (3 Apr 2019)

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

Climate adaptation and mitigation
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.

Nutrition, health and 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.

Innovations
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.

Innovations
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.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: Business Daily (18 Mar 2019)

For the past decade, CIMMYT has invested in breeding and strengthening the adoption of drought tolerant crop varieties across the continent.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Ethiopian Press Agency (16 Mar 2019)

Ethiopia director general Bekele Abeyo describes how rust resistant wheat has ensured food security for farmers and their families and earned better profit from the local market.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: Inter Press Service (15 Mar 2019)

For the past decade, CIMMYT has invested in breeding and strengthening the adoption of drought tolerant crop varieties across the continent.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Africa News (13 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT, USAID, FAO, CABI and AgBiTech formed a partnership in South Sudan to combat fall armyworm.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Undark Magazine (11 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT, USAID-funded Feed the Future and Plant Protection Society Nepal held a preventative workshop in Nepal on fall armyworm.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
In the media

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (9 Mar 2019)

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh visited female farmers adopting conservation agriculture for sustainable intensification technologies through CIMMYT project funded by ACIAR.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
In the media

Source: Times of India (9 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT and Icar-Atari Ludhiana organized a workshop on the eve of International Women’s Day titled ‘Empowering rural women for addressing agricultural air pollution’.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Xinhua (7 Mar 2019)

Boddupalli Prasanna, director of global maize program at CIMMYT, said the maize lethal necrosis disease is under control in the region but not eradicated.

Innovations
In the media

Source: AgroNews (4 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT and BioSense Institute jointly won the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture Inspire Challenge in 2018 for machine learning for smarter seed selection.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
In the media

Source: Addis Standard (1 Mar 2019)

Drawing on GENNOVATE case studies from two wheat-growing communities, the authors examine how women and men smallholders innovate with improved wheat seed, row planting and the broad bed maker.