CIMMYT researchers present new knowledge management framework for agri-food innovation systems.
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.
CIMMYT, the Government of Mexico and the Nobel Peace Center celebrate the 50-year anniversary of Norman Borlaug’s Nobel Peace Prize.
A special event will make a global call to action: to develop a transformational response of agriculture for peace.
Wheat researchers listed among world’s most influential scholars, based on citations.
Two-year study reveals techniques to strengthen Mexican smallholder farmers’ food security.
Bram Govaerts receives the highest distinction offered by the American Society of Agronomy.
Sustainable farming method can increase resilience to climate change, protect biodiversity and sustainably use natural resources.
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.”
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.
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.
Income-generating benefits of improved maize varieties hampered by patriarchal gender norms in rural Nigeria.
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.
Source: Forbes México (25 Jul 2020)
Agriculture in Mexico has not stopped during the COVID-19 pandemic, but has had to reinvent itself.