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Study results suggest caution in designing agricultural policies based on evidence derived from inaccurate measurement protocols.

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CIMMYT partner seed company supports smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa with stress-tolerant seed against biotic and abiotic stresses.

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Women in Bangladesh start successful businesses using power-tiller-operated seeders.

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In India’s state of Odisha, maize farming is lifting up the socioeconomic status of women.

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Genomic selection breeding approach paves the way to better maize and wheat in farmers’ fields faster.

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One of CIMMYT and CGIAR’s biggest supporters, he sets out on a virtual book tour to spark collaborative action toward avoiding a climate disaster and calls for innovations in almost everything that we do.

CIMMYT’s tried and tested approaches in varietal turnover and decades of experience in strengthening maize and wheat seed systems have a lot to contribute to CGIAR’s plan of building robust food systems by 2030.

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As partners come together as One CGIAR to enact a bold climate-centered strategy, projects like CIMMYT and IITA’s decades-long work on climate-smart maize can help show the way forward.

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Study validates importance and uncovers new benefits of crucial wheat genome segment.

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Interactive map illustrates impacts of BGRI’s 15 years of collaboration for disease- and climate-resilient wheat.

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A ten-year partnership led by CIMMYT and IITA tackles climate-induced risks in maize production, developing and deploying new climate-adaptive varieties benefiting over 8 million households in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Molecular breeding experts learn about state-of-the-art data analysis and visualization tools at Wheat Initiative workshops.

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CIMMYT is offering a new set of improved maize hybrids to partners, to scale up production for farmers in these areas.

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New lines of CIMMYT-derived maize show increased resistance to maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease. Their rapid adoption, along with sustained monitoring and prevention efforts, are crucial to preventing another outbreak, argues a new report.