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Representatives of the Norwegian Government and international research centers visit plots of Guatemalan farmers participating in CGIAR’s Latin American Regional Initiative, AgriLAC Resiliente, which promotes the InnovaHubs model developed in Mexico by CIMMYT and its collaborators.

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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