Two-year study reveals techniques to strengthen Mexican smallholder farmers’ food security.
Alison Bentley introduces herself and CIMMYT’s innovative wheat research at the BGRI Technical Workshop.
Former director general Donald Winkelmann was instrumental in achieving growth and recognition for CIMMYT.
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.”
Stakeholders take stock of ongoing work to bring farmers superior hybrids using two novel technologies.
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.
CIMMYT’s historic Toluca station will host a new rapid generation advancement and speed breeding facility to accelerate genetic gains in wheat.
Trial results highlight the long-term benefits of conservation agriculture-based weed management.
Source: Forbes México (25 Jul 2020)
Agriculture in Mexico has not stopped during the COVID-19 pandemic, but has had to reinvent itself.
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.
Source: Phys.org (16 Jun 2020)
CIMMYT and University of Cordoba studied 54 kinds of wheat to analyze response to high temperatures.
Source: Reforma (16 Jun 2020)
CIMMYT calls on companies and government to support sustainable and resilient food systems to prevent the COVID-19 health crisis from becoming a food crisis in Mexico.