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A study by CIMMYT found a positive association between women’s role in household decisions concerning crop production and the adoption and turnover of rust-resistant wheat varieties.

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Source: The Standard (18 Mar 2024)

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The Bhusari Cold Storage in Begusarai, Bihar, has helped build the capacity of over 25,000 smallholder farmers through improved access to farming resources, advanced technologies, and advisories on climate-resilient agri-practices and allied services.

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Source: Lead Pakistan ()

The seminar on “Sino-Pak Wheat Genomics” showcased CIMMYT and CAAS China’s collaborative efforts to enhance wheat productivity with cutting-edge genomics.

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Source: Farmers Review Africa ()

CIMMYT, with CGIAR, boosts gender equality in agricultural research, enriching plant breeding with diverse insights and innovation.

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The enhanced version of the Scaling Scan tool takes into consideration how gender roles and climate change can affect or be affected by a scaling program.

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The 2024 Women in Triticum Early Career Awards recognize early-career scientists for their advancements in wheat research and food security.

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Source: Xinhua ()

The Pakistan-China partnership, with CIMMYT’s support, aims to improve wheat yield and quality in Pakistan, targeting sustainable agriculture and advancement towards the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Source: CEREAL SYSTEMS INITIATIVE FOR SOUTH ASIA ()

CIMMYT’s CSISA-MEA initiative, funded by USAID, is empowering women in Bangladesh’s agri-engineering sector by offering technical training and promoting gender-inclusive workplaces

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Anjuara’s journey from a widowed mother to a successful grinding operator is an inspiring story of resilience. CSISA–MEA’s light engineering training for women has not only transformed Anjuara’s life but also prompted a paradigm shift in the perception of women’s capabilities in traditionally male-dominated roles.

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In Tanzania, community champions like Venansia Swale play a fundamental role in encouraging the adoption of improved seeds and increasing yields for smallholder farmers.

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Source: The World Bank ()

The SADCP in Angola, backed by CIMMYT, significantly boosted food security and incomes for 179,000 farmers by enhancing crop yields and sales through innovative farming practices from 2016 to 2022.

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Wheat breeding lines that pass testing under Mediterranean heat and dry conditions are specially suited for rainfed farming around the Basin, including in North Africa.

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The MARA-CIMMYT Joint Laboratory, hosted by Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), welcomed a delegation of CGIAR directors on genetic innovation and resources.

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Source: The Mirror ()

CIMMYT participated in a Mwenezi business expo aimed at empowering youth through entrepreneurial projects.