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Innovation and technology
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Study shows how the Crop-loss Assessment Monitor could help improve loss assessment and make crop insurance more efficient.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Phys.org (11 Sep 2020)

Scientists complete one of the largest genetic analyses ever done of an agricultural crop to find desirable traits in wheat’s extensive and unexplored diversity.

Innovation and technology
Features

Tremendous impact is arising from the longstanding cooperation between CIMMYT’s maize and wheat programs and national programs in countries where CIMMYT works.

Food security
Features

Case studies from Ethiopia and Rwanda show adaptable fertilizer rates may help tree-based smallholder farmers, thus providing them with options to cope with COVID-19-imposed fertilizer shortages.

Food security
Press releases

A team of scientists has completed one of the largest genetic analyses ever done of any agricultural crop to find desirable traits in wheat’s extensive and unexplored diversity.

Food security
In the media

Source: All Africa (10 Sep 2020)

African Green Revolution Forum panel discussed and policies to encourage small and medium-enterprise (SME) growth.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Green Biz (10 Sep 2020)

CIMMYT’s drought-tolerant maize is boosting farmers’ yields and incomes, directly improving millions of lives.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

The new AGG project aims to respond to the climate emergency and gender nexus through gender-intentional product profiles for its improved seed varieties and gender-intentional seed delivery pathways.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

CGIAR centers join efforts on agronomy research and innovation initiative to support agricultural productivity growth in the global South.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Science Codex (3 Sep 2020)

CIMMYT scientists use UAVs to more accurately measure plant health to select high-yielding wheat.

Food security
In the media

Source: World Grain (27 Aug 2020)

Experts from around the world will meet to discuss the most pressing challenges facing global wheat security.

Food security
Features

Stakeholders take stock of ongoing work to bring farmers superior hybrids using two novel technologies.

Food security
Features

The manager of one of CIMMYT’s innovation nodes in Mexico works on the implementation of sustainable actions and strategies that integrate science to generate impact.

Innovation and technology
Features

Scientists assess the use of blockchain to track the impact of biofortified seeds.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

On International Youth Day, CIMMYT captures images of sub-Saharan African youth to celebrate their immense contributions to agriculture, farming systems, service provision and research and development.