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Publications

Multiple studies show conventional farming practices degrade soils, deplete aquifers and feed rampant greenhouse gas emissions.

Blogs

Urgent action is required to mitigate effects of temperature extremes in South Asia, which threaten wheat production and human health.

News

At lectures at Cornell University, CIMMYT director general calls for quick united action to avert the unfolding food security crisis.

Blogs

Building on impact of GENNOVATE, scientists recommend integrating gender-transformative research and methodologies into the new CGIAR Initiatives.

News

Renowned CIMMYT plant breeder recognized for elite wheat varieties that reduced the risk of a global pandemic and now feed hundreds of millions of people around the world.

Features

Review proposes ways to accelerate climate resilience of staple crops, by integrating proven breeding methods with cutting-edge technologies.

Blogs

A new initiative will monitor groundwater and will provide a framework for sustainable irrigation practices.

Blogs

CIMMYT’s decision to focus on APR genes versus race-specific genes (R-genes) protects the livelihoods of millions of smallholder wheat farmers throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

News

Pakistan’s goal to achieve self-sufficiency in wheat production just became more attainable with the release of five new wheat varieties.

News

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

Features

The head of the Maize Germplasm Bank, who retired in September, modernized the bank’s data curation and promoted outreach to maize landrace farming communities in the Americas.

News

New research shows that a portfolio of crop management practices can boost productivity while minimizing harm to the environment.

News

Scientists in the Accelerating Genetic Gains in Maize and Wheat for Improved Livelihoods (AGG) project share history and latest results at annual wheat research gathering.

Features

Unprecedented adoption of agricultural technologies wards off negative impacts of COVID-19 in northwestern India.