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Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: AFRICA Agribusiness (31 Aug 2020)

Project will deliver improved, stress resilient, nutritious seed to smallholders in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia.

Innovations
Features

CIMMYT’s historic Toluca station will host a new rapid generation advancement and speed breeding facility to accelerate genetic gains in wheat.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: The Rwandan (30 Jul 2020)

AGG project will deliver improved, stress resilient, nutritious seed to smallholders in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Collaboration, partnership and mutual learning with national partners key focus of new project to accelerate breeding and delivery of improved wheat varieties.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Seed Quest (28 Jul 2020)

The new AGG project has a strong focus on more synergistic and supportive partnerships with national programs to help improve the effectiveness of their breeding efforts.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

The new AGG project has a strong focus on more synergistic and supportive partnerships with national programs to help improve the effectiveness of their breeding efforts.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: World Grain (15 Jul 2020)

CIMMYT scientists perform large genome-wide association study in India, Kenya and Mexico to understand yellow rust resistance in wheat.

Nutrition, health and food security
Press releases

Portal will encourage rapid, iterative experimentation and global teamwork to address spread and impact of the invasive crop pest.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.

Blogs

How can we feed more people while protecting nature and biodiversity?

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Stress-tolerant maize varieties are transforming lives in northern Uganda.

Innovations
Press releases

New research describes a revolutionary early warning system that can predict and mitigate wheat rust diseases in Ethiopia.