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

https://www.icarda.org

Annual reports

WHEAT supported the release of 63 CGIAR-derived high-yielding and climate-resilient wheat varieties in 2020, boosting farmer resilience and income throughout the wheat-growing world.

News

The second installment in the CGIAR International Year of Plant Health Webinar Series tackles the often-overlooked issue of germplasm health.

News

Former director of the Global Wheat Program positioned CIMMYT as the leading international research-for-development and breeding organization for wheat.

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.

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.

Innovations
News

International symposium in New Delhi serves to discuss new technologies and management approaches.

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.

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.