Mexico's Secretariat of Agriculture and Rural Development (SADER)

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News

CIMMYT researchers present new knowledge management framework for agri-food innovation systems.

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

CIMMYT, the Government of Mexico and the Nobel Peace Center celebrate the 50-year anniversary of Norman Borlaug’s Nobel Peace Prize.

Press releases

A special event will make a global call to action: to develop a transformational response of agriculture for peace.

News

Wheat researchers listed among world’s most influential scholars, based on citations.

Features

Two-year study reveals techniques to strengthen Mexican smallholder farmers’ food security.

Food security
News

Bram Govaerts receives the highest distinction offered by the American Society of Agronomy.

Climate change
Podcasts

Sustainable farming method can increase resilience to climate change, protect biodiversity and sustainably use natural resources.

Food security
Videos

The Nobel Peace Center, Mexico’s government and CIMMYT celebrate the International Day of Peace and honor the legacy of Norman Borlaug, who saved one billion lives because “You can’t build peace on empty stomachs.”

Innovation and technology
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.

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.

Gender and social inclusion
Publications

Income-generating benefits of improved maize varieties hampered by patriarchal gender norms in rural Nigeria.

Food security
Features

The manager of one of CIMMYT’s innovation nodes in Mexico works on the implementation of sustainable actions and strategies that integrate science to generate impact.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Forbes MĂ©xico (25 Jul 2020)

Agriculture in Mexico has not stopped during the COVID-19 pandemic, but has had to reinvent itself.