In the media

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.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Dhaka Tribune (2 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT researchers propose long-term solutions to fighting wheat blast, including a diagnostic tool for wheat blast surveillance and a platform for open data and science to combat the fungus.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
In the media

Source: The Reporter (16 Feb 2019)

A new report shows that gender inequality in Ethiopia is hampering efforts to reach the government’s goal of wheat self-sufficiency by 2022.

In the media

Source: Financial Times (7 Nov 2017)

Research into future-proof crops is needed to combat hunger, conflict and migration.