News

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: Fortune (18 Apr 2020)

Biodiversity loss poses dangers for the robustness of the environment, the safety of our food supply chain and potential exposure to pandemics.

Climate change
In the media

Source: The Hindu Business Line (17 Apr 2020)

New study in India reports conservation agriculture increases crop yield and income, reduces the use of natural resources, and offers climate benefits.

Innovation and technology
Features

CIMMYT postharvest specialist tests drying and storage technologies to help reduce grain losses.

Food security
Press releases

New analysis shows benefits of conservation agriculture to crop performance, water efficiency and climate action in South Asia.

Food security
News

The number of the world’s hungry could double and trade restrictions will harm food importing nations, experts say.

Climate change
News

Through new project, tools and insurance services will help small farmers in eastern Africa reduce investment risks and losses related to climate.

Food security
In the media

Source: The Wire (14 Apr 2020)

Biodiversity loss creates new opportunities for pathogens to move from one species to another.

Food security
In the media

Source: Plantopia (9 Apr 2020)

CIMMYT senior scientist Dave Hodson discusses striking parallels between wheat rust and global human epidemics on new podcast.

Food security
Features

Experts share their insights on the link between biodiversity loss and emerging infectious diseases.

Food security
Features

Stakeholders work together to strengthen systems for detecting, mitigating and managing the invasion of the destructive pest.

Food security
Features

Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.

Innovation and technology
Features

At demonstration farms, Kenyan farmers discover the stress-tolerant maize varieties they were looking for.

Food security
Features

In an environment designed for experimental study and regeneration, maize ancestors can thrive.

Capacity development
Features

CIMMYT and partners revise Nepal’s seed science and technology curriculum, so university graduates are better equipped to join the industry’s work force.

Capacity development
Features

Small-scale agricultural mechanization service provision model supports women’s empowerment in the Ethiopian agriculture sector.