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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.

Climate change
Blogs

CSISA project suggests pathways to remove barriers inhibiting full use of groundwater irrigation infrastructure in Nepal’s Terai region.

Capacity development
Features

By working closely with the farmers, Masindi Seed Company puts itself at a strategic position to understand farmers’ preferred traits better.

Food security
News

CIMMYT continues to support farmers and the agricultural sector in the country.

Food security
Features

Researchers in Ethiopia show that well-targeted fertilizer recommendations improve fertilizer usage and productivity of maize production.

Food security
In the media

Source: World Grain (15 Jul 2020)

CIMMYT scientists perform large genome-wide association study in India, Kenya and Mexico to understand yellow rust resistance in wheat.

Climate change
Features

Interest in farm machinery and crop diversification spike as farmers respond to COVID-19 labor shortages.

Innovation and technology
Features

The tractor-mounted reaper saves farmers time and money and offers new sources of income.

Gender and social inclusion
Publications

New study presents a typology of women’s decision-making in wheat in India.

Food security
Features

The introduction of mung bean has transformed rice-wheat food systems in Nepal and has been one of the major successes of the Agronomy and Seed Scaling project.

Innovation and technology
Features

As the current pandemic and restrictions create labor constraints, CIMMYT experts discuss the role scale-appropriate farm machinery can play in addressing them.

Food security
Features

CIMMYT breeder applies new tools and technologies to accelerate genetic gains, make breeding more efficient, and keep up with the changing dynamics of biotic and abiotic stresses.