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Food security
In the media

Source: The Standard (16 Aug 2020)

Kenya Seed Company worked with CIMMYT to develop a maize lethal necrosis-tolerant hybrid.

Capacity development
News

She will bring to CIMMYT many years of experience in wheat genetics, wheat genetic resources and wheat pre-breeding.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Seed Quest (6 Aug 2020)

Alliance will link with CIMMYT-coordinated Heat and Drought Wheat Improvement Consortium (HeDWIC).

Food security
In the media

Source: Dawn (6 Aug 2020)

Pakistan and CIMMYT discuss strategy to increase wheat productivity through promotion of high-yielding wheat varieties.

Food security
In the media

Source: Pakistan Today Profit (5 Aug 2020)

CIMMYT projects in Pakistan have contributed to increased wheat productivity, created new seedbanks and have trained 10,000 farmers on quality seed production and marketing.

Food security
In the media

Source: AFRICA Agribusiness (31 Aug 2020)

Project will deliver improved, stress resilient, nutritious seed to smallholders in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia.

Innovation and technology
Features

CIMMYT’s historic Toluca station will host a new rapid generation advancement and speed breeding facility to accelerate genetic gains in wheat.

Food security
In the media

Source: The Rwandan (30 Jul 2020)

AGG project will deliver improved, stress resilient, nutritious seed to smallholders in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia.

Food security
Features

An early indication of parental lines with potential to tolerate or resist Striga, is showing “light at the end of the tunnel” for farmers battling the nutrient-sucking monster.

Innovation and technology
Features

CIMMYT scientist applies genomics in maize breeding to achieve higher genetic gains.

Food security
News

Collaboration, partnership and mutual learning with national partners key focus of new project to accelerate breeding and delivery of improved wheat varieties.

Food security
In the media

Source: Seed Quest (28 Jul 2020)

The new AGG project has a strong focus on more synergistic and supportive partnerships with national programs to help improve the effectiveness of their breeding efforts.

Food security
News

The new AGG project has a strong focus on more synergistic and supportive partnerships with national programs to help improve the effectiveness of their breeding efforts.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Forbes México (25 Jul 2020)

Agriculture in Mexico has not stopped during the COVID-19 pandemic, but has had to reinvent itself.

Climate change
News

A strategic research framework for crop improvement integrates genomics, systems biology, physiology and crop modelling approaches.