Long-term research on climate-smart agriculture in Malawi has improved the productivity, resilience and prospects of Mary Twaya, a single mother of three.
Source: Times of India (13 Oct 2019)
M.L. Jat, CIMMYT principal scientist, is tracking farm fires in India, noting fewer fires than in previous years.
Source: Hindustan Times (11 Oct 2019)
CIMMYT and Cornell study states the health risks of pollution caused by stubble burning.
New study provides an extensive field-test validation of existing genetic markers for thousand grain weight; finds both surprises and promising results.
Global conference will serve as forum for collaboration on crop production in water-limited environments.
Seven young farmers, researchers and activists are advancing change, innovation and research in their communities.
Researchers argue data from small satellites can help target agricultural interventions to locations where impact will be greatest.
CIMMYT scientists engage to preserve the Jala maize landrace, famous for producing the longest maize ears in the world.
Source: Debate (3 Oct 2019)
As climate change poses a challenge for farmers, CIMMYT supports new methods and innovations for better crop production.
Source: Relief Web (1 Oct 2019)
CIMMYT, other CGIAR centers, funders and UN agencies met to discuss future of agriculture in Somalia.
Source: Oskaloosa Herald (30 Sep 2019)
This year’s speaker is Bram Govaerts, the global Director Innovative Business Strategies at CIMMYT.
Using existing sources of information, quantifying soil organic carbon would be a first step to increasing it, a crucial way to support climate change mitigation and agricultural resilience.
CIMMYT maize physiologist supports development of new climate-resilient maize varieties that help resource-poor Asian farmers protect their food and income security.
UN-sponsored report acknowledges CIMMYT’s use of data and technologies to promote sustainable farming in Latin America
CIMMYT’s work featured on the Counting on the World to Act report, produced by SDSN and TReNDS.
Source: Aftenposten (24 Sep 2019)
CIMMYT’s plant breeding contributes to climate resilience of crops around the world.