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CIMMYT contributes to sequencing genomes of 15 wheat varieties around the world.

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Study shows investments and innovative policy decisions are increasing farmer incomes and national wheat productivity, with varieties originating from CIMMYT making a significant contribution.

Health and nutrition
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Cereals offer greater health and nutrition benefits than commonly acknowledged, despite often being considered ‘nutrient-poor’, say scientists.

Food security
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Researchers in Zambia confirm the arrival of this devastating fungal disease to the African continent.

Food security
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New project will research and promote the adoption of sustainable farming method and practices.

Food security
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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.

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

Food security
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Portal will encourage rapid, iterative experimentation and global teamwork to address spread and impact of the invasive crop pest.

Climate change
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Presentations, abstracts and posters of major conference about agricultural production in water-limited environments are available for free.

Food security
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Publication analyzes success factors of Wheat Seed Scaling project, which has benefited more than 131,000 rural households in Ethiopia.

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

Food security
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New research recommends targeted assistance and engagement with small farmers in rural Guatemala to improve livelihoods and reduce migration pressures.

Food security
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China-based CIMMYT-JAAS screening station aims for global impact in the fight against deadly Fusarium head blight.

Health and nutrition
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Review indicates positive health impacts from diverse diets that include not more than 50% carbohydrates and the right mix of grain-based foods.

Innovation and technology
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New research describes a revolutionary early warning system that can predict and mitigate wheat rust diseases in Ethiopia.