In the media

Climate change
In the media

Source: Physics World (25 Jun 2019)

A CGIAR and CIMMYT study suggests that some countries and crops are more vulnerable to the effects of climate change than others.

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: Biotech News (23 Jun 2019)

CIMMYT, HarvestPlus and IITA have worked to develop provitamin A-enriched maize varieties and zinc-enriched maize and wheat.

Gender and social inclusion
In the media

Source: Seed Quest (20 Jun 2019)

CIMMYT researchers conducted interviews with women owners of seed companies in eastern and southern Africa.

Food security
In the media

Source: Fast Company (7 Jun 2019)

Designer Fernando Laposse collaborated with CIMMYT to find seeds and resuscitate six species of native Mexican corn.

Food security
In the media

Source: The Economist Intelligence Unit (6 Jun 2019)

CIMMYT DG Martin Kropff and CABI CEO Trevor Nicholls propose six key actions to support family farmers.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Daily Trust (23 May 2019)

CIMMYT researchers report a sub-surface drip fertigation system combined with conservation agriculture uses less water to produce the same wheat and rice yields.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: The Herald (21 May 2019)

Announcement by Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement was made at CIMMYT FACASI project meeting.

Food security
In the media

Source: Phys.org (17 May 2019)

CIMMYT developed wheat lines to defend against pests by breeding durum wheat and Aegilops tauschii, a progenitor species of wheat.

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: La Repubblica (2 May 2019)

Researchers from CIMMYT, the University of Wageningen and the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna published a tracing study on abandonment of maize landraces over the last 50 years in Morelos.

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.