In the media
How a policy to address a groundwater shortage inadvertently increased air pollution in northern India
Source: Tech and Science Post (15 Dec 2022)
The seemingly small shift in the planting season had a cascading effect that delayed the fire season by about two weeks and exacerbated air pollution.
Source: VoxDev (5 Nov 2022)
Paswel Marenya, Adoption and Impact Assessment Economist at CIMMYT, explains on a podcast how bundling genetic and financial technologies can make small-scale agriculture more resilient and productive.
Source: Mongabay (13 Dec 2022)
Temina Lalani-Shariff, Regional Director of South Asia at CGIAR, explains CGIAR is evolving so that it can continue to be the scientific partner of choice for national research institutes and governments.
Source: Nature (22 Nov 2022)
Sieglinde Snapp identifies opportunities for improving inclusivity in the biosciences.
Feature: Reciprocal cooperation between China, int’l agricultural research agency safeguards food security
Source: Xinhua News (23 Nov 2022)
Four decades of partnership between China and CIMMYT is supporting global efforts to achieve food security.
Source: Baking Business (16 Nov 2022)
At Cereals & Grains 22, Bram Govaerts, Director General of CIMMYT, explains the activity needed to adapt agriculture to the impact of climate change.
Source: Agro News (9 Nov 2022)
Scientists are working to contain the spread of fall armyworm in Kenya with naturally resistant varieties and eco-friendly solutions.
Source: Science (7 Nov 2022)
Research on rice crops that do not need replanting in China is showing promising results for yield, finances and labor, and the environment.
Source: Ghana Business News (2 Nov 2022)
A field day in Ghana organized by the AGG project supports farmers to adopt maize varieties with tolerance to stress.
Source: New Nigerian Newspaper (20 Oct 2022)
Food crops and animal feeds produced through biotechnology innovations can now be imported into Kenya after the ban on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) was lifted.
Source: Eastern Daily Press (15 Oct 2022)
A tiered approach is needed to tackle food crises and wheat shortages triggered by the Ukraine-Russia crisis.
Source: Mexico Business News (14 Oct 2022)
Bram Govaerts discussing the development of seed systems that work for smallholder farmers.
Source: CGTN (4 Oct 2022)
Climate change, particularly rising temperatures, are impacting on wheat yields. CIMMYT is working to develop new varieties with tolerance to the effects of climate change.
Opinion: Feeding people on this warming Earth requires future-proofing our agri-food systems. Here’s how.
Source: MarketWatch (23 Sep 2022)
Models of funding for agricultural research and development (R&D) need to adapt in order for the world to meet current challenges to agrifood systems.
Source: Des Moines Register (25 Sep 2022)
Cary Fowler, US Special Envoy for Global Food Security, mentions CIMMYT as one example of institutions “contributing significantly to global food security.”