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Meeting highlights new varieties, production growth and strengthened collaboration through Accelerating Genetic Gains in Maize and Wheat (AGG) project.

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Varietal trait prioritization is important for balancing commercial realities and farmers’ diverse interests.

Blogs

CIMMYT’s decision to focus on APR genes versus race-specific genes (R-genes) protects the livelihoods of millions of smallholder wheat farmers throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

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.

Features

A mock shop helps researchers understand how Kenyan farmers choose maize seed when their preferred varieties are out of stock.

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CIMMYT partner seed company supports smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa with stress-tolerant seed against biotic and abiotic stresses.

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Genomic selection breeding approach paves the way to better maize and wheat in farmers’ fields faster.

Press releases

As partners come together as One CGIAR to enact a bold climate-centered strategy, projects like CIMMYT and IITA’s decades-long work on climate-smart maize can help show the way forward.

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Study validates importance and uncovers new benefits of crucial wheat genome segment.

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Interactive map illustrates impacts of BGRI’s 15 years of collaboration for disease- and climate-resilient wheat.

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A ten-year partnership led by CIMMYT and IITA tackles climate-induced risks in maize production, developing and deploying new climate-adaptive varieties benefiting over 8 million households in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Molecular breeding experts learn about state-of-the-art data analysis and visualization tools at Wheat Initiative workshops.

Press releases

CIMMYT researchers and partners are applying genomics, remote sensing and big data analysis to fortify the crop against climate-related stresses.

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National breeding programs prepped to measure – and boost – genetic gains.