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

https://www.gob.mx/sader

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Climate-resilient soil fertility management by smallholders in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Capacity development
News

CIMMYT’s Board of Trustees were impressed with MasAgro’s outcomes in Mexico and its potential for replication in Africa.

Environmental health and biodiversity
News

A research team in Mexico has been awarded the BGRI Gene Stewardship Award for their groundbreaking work on wheat breeding.

Capacity development
Publications

New textbook covers all aspects of wheat improvement, as well as rapidly evolving technologies and their potential to accelerate genetic gains and adaptation.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Faced with dramatic biodiversity loss and a growing population, should farmers “share” or “spare” land? Agricultural scientists weigh in, yielding a new perspective.

Capacity development
Press releases

Mexican authorities and international researchers pay tribute to World Food Prize Laureate and former wheat scientist Sanjaya Rajaram at the CIMMYT experimental station in Toluca named after him.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
News

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

Capacity development
Features

Small local seed businesses are considered key to getting new maize hybrids into farmers’ hands and,  ultimately, to meeting global food security goals. MasAgro, a partnership between CIMMYT and Mexico’s Department of Agriculture, offers key insights into what has worked and some major challenges that remain.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Seed producers association lauds the research and development support behind productive, resilient maize varieties and hybrids grown on more than one million hectares in Mexico.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
News

CIMMYT’s programs in Colombia and Mexico showcased as examples of successful public–private partnerships for sustainable agriculture, economic growth and improved nutrition.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: The Washington Post (22 Nov 2021)

Harvard Professor Gabriela Soto Laveaga stresses the importance of tackling hunger as more than a technical problem to be addressed through scientific advancement alone, praising CGIAR for its community-centered approach to food systems amid the climate crisis.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

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

Innovations
News

CIMMYT is offering a new set of improved maize hybrids to partners, to scale up production for farmers in these areas.

Innovations
Features

CIMMYT scientists use high-powered drones and space satellite imagery to accelerate crop improvement, fight pests and diseases and help farmers make better crop management decisions.

Capacity development
In the media

Source: El Sol de MĂ©xico (16 May 2021)

Mexico’s Secretariat of Agriculture and Rural Development (SADER) and its counterpart in the United States reached an agreement to promote knowledge sharing and scientific collaboration on agriculture-related issues.