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News

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

A transformation is urgently needed in the world’s food system to make it more resilient to climate change and to reduce its emissions, explains the Executive Director of the CGIAR System Organization in an op-ed.

Features

tag icon Capacity development

ProMaĂ­z Nativo will promote small-scale landrace maize farmers through certification and fair market access.

News

tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

Open to young women and men under 35 who are implementing innovations in Latin American maize-based agri-food systems.

News

tag icon Nutrition, health and food security

Study results underscore the value of CIMMYT’s breeding programs.

News

tag icon Nutrition, health and food security

Researchers urge donor agencies to support the dissemination of new blast-resistant, biofortified wheat in Bangladesh.

In the media

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Source: Physics World (25 Jun 2019)

A CGIAR and CIMMYT study suggests that some countries and crops are more vulnerable to the effects of climate change than others.

In the media

tag icon Nutrition, health and food security

Source: Biotech News (23 Jun 2019)

CIMMYT, HarvestPlus and IITA have worked to develop provitamin A-enriched maize varieties and zinc-enriched maize and wheat.

News

tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

Rural land grows scarce as populations rise and more youth farm for their livelihoods.

Videos

tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

In a male-dominated sector, women leading maize seed companies in eastern and southern Africa share their experiences.

In the media

tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

Source: Seed Quest (20 Jun 2019)

CIMMYT researchers conducted interviews with women owners of seed companies in eastern and southern Africa.

Features

tag icon Innovations

Multispectral and thermal images taken by cameras on unmanned aerial vehicles are helping researchers to monitor the resistance of maize to tar spot complex and other foliar diseases.

News

tag icon Innovations

Knowledge share fair highlights CGIAR contributions to the Ethiopian agriculture sector.

Press releases

tag icon Nutrition, health and food security

More than two million households across six countries received sweet potato enriched with vitamin A as part of a project led by the International Potato Center (CIP).

Features

tag icon Nutrition, health and food security

An economist, an agronomist and a plant biologist discuss how to mix markets, research and nutrition for optimal health and sustainability.

Features

tag icon Nutrition, health and food security

As processed food products gain popularity in Mexico City, researchers are keen to understand variation in access to healthier maize- and wheat-based foods across differences in purchasing power.