In the media

In the media

Source: Horti Daily (26 Aug 2021)

At CIMMYT’s experimental station in Toluca, Mexico, scientists use greenhouse technologies to develop improved varieties that boost production, prevent crop disease and improve smallholder farmers’ livelihood.

In the media

Source: Mashable (13 Aug 2021)

Matthew Reynolds talked to Mashable about the importance of developing drought-resistant crops through breeding programs to protect future wheat supplies.

In the media

Source: Green Queen (11 Aug 2021)

A recent study of the groundwater in India revealed that, by 2025, large areas of the north-western and southern parts of the country will have “critically low groundwater availability”.

In the media

Source: HelloGiggles (9 Aug 2021)

A list of women leaders in STEM features Evangelina Villegas—a plant chemist at CIMMYT during its early days whose ground-breaking work on quality protein maize helped combat malnutrition among developing communities.

In the media

Source: Down To Earth (1 Jul 2021)

The Happy Seeder—a machine that cuts and lifts the paddy straw while simultaneously sowing the wheat crop—is not just the least polluting, but also the most scalable solution that can be adopted by farmers ‘en masse’.

In the media

Source: La NaciĂłn (26 Jun 2021)

An article in La NaciĂłn praises the work of a number of research institutions, including CIMMYT, for their use of science and technology to develop hybrid maize lines adapted to the needs of farmers, markets and consumers.

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Source: AgroinformaciĂłn (22 Jun 2021)

At the 8th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture, Martin Kropff argued that “agriculture cannot take a toll on the environment”, praising conservation agriculture for its contribution to building resilience to drought.

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Source: World Grain (19 Mar 2021)

Genetic analyses show that a destructive wheat blast fungus that travelled from South America to South East Asia is now established in Zambia under rain-fed conditions.

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Source: The Counter (21 May 2021)

Dave Hodson discusses why conservation may be the key to our survival.

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Source: El Sol de MĂ©xico (16 May 2021)

Mexico’s Secretariat of Agriculture and Rural Development (SADER) and its counterpart in the United States reached an agreement to promote knowledge sharing and scientific collaboration on agriculture-related issues.

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Source: Seed World (14 May 2021)

CIMMYT has released a set of 12 new maize lines adapted to the tropical  environments targeted by CIMMYT and partner institutions.

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Source: Genetic Literacy Project (5 May 2021)

This tribute to the life and work of Sanjaya Rajaram also flags CIMMYT’s contribution to improving livelihoods and fostering more productive sustainable maize and wheat farming.

In the media

Source: El Sol de MĂ©xico (4 May 2021)

An op-ed published in El Sol de MĂ©xico recognizes CIMMYT’s contribution to tackling food insecurity through improved nutrient-rich, high-yielding varieties and sustainable agronomic practices.

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Source: El Sol de MĂ©xico (29 Apr 2021)

During the presentation of Mexico’s 2021 Agri-Food Expectations, Bram Govaerts, Director General of CIMMYT, flagged a number of initiatives aimed at supporting the country’s food self-sufficiency.