International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

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News

Improved maize varieties among top three CGIAR innovations adopted by up to 11 million households in Ethiopia, independent study shows.

Press releases

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

Nutrition, health and food security
Annual reports

In its seventh year, WHEAT helped farmers grow nutritious, resilient and high-yielding wheat, through cutting-edge research and 50 new CGIAR-derived varieties.

Innovations
In the media

Source: Phys.org (11 Sep 2020)

Scientists complete one of the largest genetic analyses ever done of an agricultural crop to find desirable traits in wheat’s extensive and unexplored diversity.

Nutrition, health and food security
Press releases

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.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: Green Biz (10 Sep 2020)

CIMMYT’s drought-tolerant maize is boosting farmers’ yields and incomes, directly improving millions of lives.

News

Tunisia-based Septoria phenotyping platform plays critical role in identifying sources of resistance to the disease.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Videos

Climate change will see pests moving countries and continents as conditions become more favorable.

Nutrition, health and food security
Press releases

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

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: L'Economiste (5 Nov 2019)

CIMMYT, ICARDA and the Adaptation of African Agriculture Initiative join forces to prevent small farmers from suffering the effects of climate change.

Innovations
News

Bottlenecks between basic and applied plant science jeopardize life-saving crop improvements.

Innovations
Press releases

New study finds that wheat farmers often do not accurately identify their varieties.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

In an interview for BBC Newsday, Abeyo explained African countries’ potential to boost wheat production, and how CIMMYT is helping.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: Dhaka Tribune (24 Jul 2019)

With CIMMYT support, Bangladesh developed blast resistant wheat in the quickest possible time.

Innovations
Press releases

More than 800 global experts will gather in Saskatoon to strategize on ways to meet projected nutritional needs of 60% more people by 2050.