In the media
Source: The Hindu (1 May 2019)
CIMMYT, USAID, ICRISAT and CGIAR have joined hands to address FAW threat in Asia.
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.
Source: Phys.org (23 Apr 2019)
CIMMYT partnered with UC Davis to breed maize seeds that can withstand drought.
Source: Chicago Tribune (22 Apr 2019)
Three million subsistence farmers producing heirloom corn in Mexico are protecting biodiversity.
Source: Xinhua News (17 Apr 2019)
Stephen Mugo said that greater adoption of drought tolerant seeds combined with improved soil and water management is key to cushioning African small-holders from hunger and malnutrition.
Source: Food Processing (16 Apr 2019)
Australian farmers to benefit from CIMMYT high-yielding, white-grained wheat.
Source: Popular Science (8 Apr 2019)
CIMMYT wheat breeder Karim Ammar and collaborators are sequencing different strains of durum wheat to compare properties.
Source: Food Business Africa (3 Apr 2019)
Partnership will facilitate production of drought tolerant varieties in the wake of persistent climate change.
Source: KBC (3 Apr 2019)
Stephen Mugo says there is a need to mechanize agriculture for improved production.
Source: Outlook (1 Apr 2019)
CIMMYT, NICRA, ICAR and other partners jointly implemented the Climate-Resilient Agricultural Practices – Climate-Smart Villages Project, which is now being scaled up.
Source: Phys.org (27 Mar 2019)
Gemma Molero, wheat physiologist at CIMMYT, collaborated on a paper that presents a valuable step forward in increasing wheat yield potential.
Source: BBC News (1 Mar 2019)
CIMMYT’s head of wheat research Ravi Singh commented on the publication of the wheat gene map.
CIMMYT and Agricultural Sciences-Bangalore to establish a maize doubled haploid facility in Karnataka, India
Source: SeedQuest (20 Mar 2019)
The maize DH facility, funded by the CGIAR Research Program on Maize, has the potential to accelerate maize breeding and hybrid development in Asia.
Source: Business Daily (18 Mar 2019)
For the past decade, CIMMYT has invested in breeding and strengthening the adoption of drought tolerant crop varieties across the continent.
Source: Ethiopian Press Agency (16 Mar 2019)
Ethiopia director general Bekele Abeyo describes how rust resistant wheat has ensured food security for farmers and their families and earned better profit from the local market.