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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.

Food security
News

Good weed management, conservation agriculture, and use of manure and compost are recommended to help control fall armyworm in Africa.

Climate change
Press releases

New partnership will help farmers in Malawi, Rwanda and Tanzania have better access to seeds that help maize crops better withstand growing challenges of drought, pests, diseases, and climate change.

Food security
In the media

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.

Climate change
Press releases

Government support vital for deploying climate-resilient seeds and practices, say agriculture experts

Food security
In the media

Source: Food Processing (16 Apr 2019)

Australian farmers to benefit from CIMMYT high-yielding, white-grained wheat.

Capacity building
News

From smart mechanization to nutritious and drought tolerant seeds, partners discover CIMMYT’s latest research and innovations.

Climate change
Features

He supports breeders to design new varieties focused on replacing older products in a specific market.

Food security
News

Villalobos recognized the immense work ahead, but was optimistic that young scientists could carry on the legacy of Norman Borlaug.

Food security
In the media

Source: Popular Science (8 Apr 2019)

CIMMYT wheat breeder Karim Ammar and collaborators are sequencing different strains of durum wheat to compare properties.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Food Business Africa (3 Apr 2019)

Partnership will facilitate production of drought tolerant varieties in the wake of persistent climate change.

Health and nutrition
Features

On World Health Day, we are sharing five stories showing how CIMMYT is combatting hidden hunger and how agricultural research and innovation leads to healthier families, improved livelihoods and a healthier planet.

Food security
In the media

Source: KBC (3 Apr 2019)

Stephen Mugo says there is a need to mechanize agriculture for improved production.

Climate change
In the media

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.