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Researchers are using data and tools to produce information that can help farmers, research institutions and governments take better decisions on agronomic practices and investments.

Food security
In the media

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.

Food security
News

China’s vice minister of agriculture and rural affairs, Qu Dongyu, visited the global headquarters of CIMMYT.

Capacity building
News

CIMMYT and EIAR officially closed a wheat seed scaling project that benefitted 131,132 households.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: BBC News (1 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT’s head of wheat research Ravi Singh commented on the publication of the wheat gene map.

Food security
News

CIMMYT scientist Carolina Rivera is one of the six recipients of the 2019 Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) Early Career Award.

Climate change
News

A study demonstrates how rice and wheat can be grown using 40 percent less water.

Food security
Press releases

Occupying 12 acres of land, the facility is expected to produce at least 30,000 DH lines a year.

Innovation and technology
In the media

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.

Climate change
In the media

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.

Food security
In the media

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.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Inter Press Service (15 Mar 2019)

For the past decade, CIMMYT has invested in breeding and strengthening the adoption of drought tolerant crop varieties across the continent.

Capacity building
Features

How important is farming relative to non-farm activities for the income of young rural Africans?

Food security
Features

By reducing drudgery, irrigation and costs, conservation agriculture enables the soil of the charlands to produce rice and maize yields consecutively.

Food security
News

Minister Müller explored the campus and heard about CIMMYT’s latest innovations in maize and wheat research.