WHEAT’s achievements in 2018 made an invaluable contribution to global food security, especially for the 2.5 billion people who depend on wheat for their livelihoods.
CIMMYT is offering a new set of improved maize hybrids to partners in South and South East Asia and similar agro-ecological zones, to scale up production for farmers in these areas.
People across the country planted more than 350 million trees in a day to fight deforestation and climate change.
Taking a social inclusion lens to social protection and the role of men in gender equality.
Researchers analyze irrigation service providers to understand how different business models and pump types affect pricing and water conservation.
In an interview for BBC Newsday, Abeyo explained African countries’ potential to boost wheat production, and how CIMMYT is helping.
In an interview for BBC Newsday, CIMMYT senior scientist Velu Govindan spoke of today’s challenges for wheat breeders.
Source: Dhaka Tribune (24 Jul 2019)
With CIMMYT support, Bangladesh developed blast resistant wheat in the quickest possible time.
The manual covers field site selection, effects of weather, crop management and other factors to standardize the required intensity, timing and uniformity of imposed drought stress during field trials.
More with less: Research for intensified food production with scarcer resources and heating climates
How plant breeding helps to feed the world.
More than 800 global experts will gather in Saskatoon to strategize on ways to meet projected nutritional needs of 60% more people by 2050.
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.
ProMaíz Nativo will promote small-scale landrace maize farmers through certification and fair market access.
Open to young women and men under 35 who are implementing innovations in Latin American maize-based agri-food systems.
Study results underscore the value of CIMMYT’s breeding programs.