In the media

In the media

Source: Forbes MĂ©xico (7 Apr 2021)

Through regenerative agriculture prices, Grupo Bimbo, a partner of CIMMYT, is revitalizing and ensuring the sustainability of Mexico’s agricultural sector.

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Source: Rural 21 (1 Apr 2021)

Providing canal irrigation as a substitute irrigation source will likely not be enough to maintain current production levels.

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Source: Milenio (29 Mar 2021)

Through the Sustainable Wheat and Sustainable Maize projects, Bimbo strives to ensure the sustainability of Mexico’s agricultural sector, benefitting over 940 smallholder farmers through yield enhancement and cost reduction strategies.

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Source: The Conversation (15 Mar 2021)

By changing the way cereals are produced, processed and consumed, it’s possible to harness their benefits to improve diets around the world.

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Source: Down To Earth (5 Mar 2021)

A study led by CIMMYT found that the use of field-specific fertilizer in the Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP) can increase grain yield, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and boost incomes for farmers.

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Source: The Sydney Morning Herald (3 Mar 2021)

Sanjaya Rajaram, a world-renowned wheat breeder and scientist recognized with the World Food Prize, died on February 17 from COVID-19 in Ciudad Obregon, Mexico.

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Source: AgriBusiness Global (23 Feb 2021)

A leader of wheat breeding and later director of CIMMYT’s Global Wheat Program, Sanjaya Rajaram passed away at the age of 78.

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Source: IPS News (17 Feb 2021)

In an op-ed, Martin Kropff, Director General of CIMMYT, discusses how higher-yielding, stress-tolerant maize varieties can not only help smallholders combat climatic variabilities and diseases, but also effectively diversify their farms.

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Source: The Daily Star (11 Feb 2021)

USAID has started the implementation of a $21.4 million project led by CIMMYT and partners to support the mechanization of agriculture in Bangladesh.

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Source: Africa.com (20 Jan 2021)

In combination with recommended integrated pest management practices, adopting these new varieties is an important step towards safeguarding smallholder farmers against this devastating viral disease.

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Source: All Africa (13 Jan 2022)

CIMMYT has developed new maize hybrid varieties showing promising resistance to the destructive fall armyworm pest, which has been causing huge crop losses ever since the pest was first reported in Africa in 2016.

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Source: World Grain (12 Jan 2021)

CIMMYT was awarded a $5 million grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) to develop climate-resilient wheat.

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Source: Connected to India (11 Jan 2021)

Ravi Singh, Head of Global Wheat Improvement at CIMMYT, received the prestigious award for his invaluable contributions to wheat research and the development and training of scientists.

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Source: MIT Technology Review (18 Dec 2020)

A new seed developed by CIMMYT is boosting maize production in sub-Saharan Africa, where yields are less than a third of what they are in the US—in large part because of drought.

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Source: RCN Radio (15 Dec 2020)

Natalia Palacios, Maize Quality Specialist at CIMMYT, spoke about the center’s work in Colombia and the future of maize production in the program ‘Tierra de Sueños’.