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Food security
Publications

A new quantitative genetics study makes a strong case for the yield testing strategies CIMMYT uses in its wheat breeding program.

Food security
Features

Experts from Ethiopia and Kenya join CIMMYT and other partners to renew a long-standing collaboration under the auspices of the new AGG project.

Innovation and technology
Features

Tremendous impact is arising from the longstanding cooperation between CIMMYT’s maize and wheat programs and national programs in countries where CIMMYT works.

Food security
In the media

Source: All Africa (10 Sep 2020)

African Green Revolution Forum panel discussed and policies to encourage small and medium-enterprise (SME) growth.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

The new AGG project aims to respond to the climate emergency and gender nexus through gender-intentional product profiles for its improved seed varieties and gender-intentional seed delivery pathways.

Gender and social inclusion
Videos

Workshop participants exchange ideas on expanding opportunities for women in the seed sector.

Food security
In the media

Source: Dawn (6 Aug 2020)

Pakistan and CIMMYT discuss strategy to increase wheat productivity through promotion of high-yielding wheat varieties.

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.

Innovation and technology
Features

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

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.

Food security
Features

An early indication of parental lines with potential to tolerate or resist Striga, is showing “light at the end of the tunnel” for farmers battling the nutrient-sucking monster.

Innovation and technology
Features

CIMMYT scientist applies genomics in maize breeding to achieve higher genetic gains.

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.

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.

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.