The CGIAR Initiative on Agroecology is at the forefront of providing science-based evidence for the transformative nature of agroecology and its potential to bring about positive changes in food, land, and water systems in Zimbabwe.
CIMMYT recognizes all organizations with a mandate to contribute to the development sector must consider transformations in the underlying systems to create sustainable and equitable interventions.
CIMMYT would like to express our sincerest condolences and enormous gratitude to Walter Falcon, as he played a key role in helping us to get to where we are now, an agricultural giant.
Source: The Star (19 Jul 2023)
Adding value to millets can be achieved through various ways, such as incorporating them into baking.
Source: Mexico Business News (1 Aug 2023)
El Niño is here. In a recent op-ed, Bram Govaerts, CIMMYT director general, lays out action steps to mitigate El Niño’s effects on the agrifood systems that sustain livelihoods in the Global South.
CIMMYT research helps meet Sustainable Development Goals through engagement of scientists and stakeholders in participatory action research.
Unveiling the Nexus between Agrifood Systems and Climate Change: Harvesting insights from latest IPCC reportClimate adaptation and mitigation
Facilitating collaborations and partnerships to advance research and development efforts to advance food security and mitigate climate change.
U.S. Department of State Special Representative for Global Partnerships Dorothy McAuliffe visited CIMMYT in Texcoco, Mexico.
Technology can boost farming in Africa, but it can also threaten biodiversity – how to balance the twoEnvironmental health and biodiversity
Source: The Conversation (14 Jul 2023)
CIMMYT researcher, Frédéric Baudron and researchers in economics, agronomy and ecology emphasise the importance of biodiversity-smart agricultural strategies in Africa.
Be inspired. Be a catalyst of change. CIMMYT launches Catalysts of Change: Women Leaders in Science series.
‘Africa is a focal point for composite flour research’: 3D-printed crackers from African-grown peas and quinoa nabs Mühlenchemie’s Flour Innovation AwardCapacity development
Source: Bakery and snacks (20 Jul 2023)
Sidhar Bhavani, senior scientist, head of Rust Pathology and Molecular Genetics at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) enriched the jury of the MC Mühlenchemie’s Composite Flour Awards to mark its 100th anniversary.
Source: Brazilian Farmers (21 Jul 2023)
Brazil, which ranks among the top wheat importers, is on track to achieve self-sufficiency in wheat production with the succesful implementation of wheat strains from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT).
Nepal announces new fertilizer recommendations adapted to local soils for increased crop productivity, income generation, and efficient fertilizer use.
In a recent report, CIMMYT scientists examine trade-offs between labor and biodiversity.
Through its work in South Asia, TAFSSA contributes to developing more sustainable and equitable agrifood systems for smallholder farmers in the region.