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Climate change
In the media

Source: EuroNews (2 Mar 2020)

Rising temperatures pose risk for agriculture in Europe — but adaptation is under way with the help of climate data.

News

Stephen Njoka and Hugo de Groote share insights on the current locust invasion, effective control measures and how we can prepare for future outbreaks.

Climate change
Features

Although farmers have been battling pests and diseases since the dawn of agriculture, experts warn that climate change could accelerate or expand their spread.

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: Inter Press Service (27 Feb 2020)

Refugees receive technical assistance, nutrition education and training on growing biofortified maize.

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: Outlook India (25 Feb 2020)

Harvest Plus supports cross-sector alliances to advance biofortified crops in India.

Innovation and technology
News

For the first time widespread monitoring examines how farmers are coping with climate stresses.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Thomson Reuters (18 Feb 2020)

Schemes may fall short of ambitions by dealing separately with food production, supply and consumption.

Capacity development
News

Women in West Bengal form farmer groups and cooperatives drawing on sustainable agricultural practices from CIMMYT’s SRFSI project.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Real Wire (11 Feb 2020)

Mexican farmers in Yaqui Valley use smartphone app with satellite data to make decisions about irrigation and crop management.

Food security
In the media

Source: Dawn (9 Feb 2020)

Climate change threatens wheat yields in South Asia.

Food security
In the media

Source: Dawn (6 Feb 2020)

CIMMYT warns wheat-growing farmers in Pakistan to watch for yellow rust disease.

Innovation and technology
News

New maize varieties to bolster seed sector and enhance farm productivity.

Food security
Press releases

New research recommends targeted assistance and engagement with small farmers in rural Guatemala to improve livelihoods and reduce migration pressures.

Food security
In the media

Source: Times of India (31 Jan 2020)

New seed will withstand drought conditions and natural calamities.

Innovation and technology
News

Piloting the system in will begin in 2020, with more advanced functions to follow in the next three years.