Villalobos recognized the immense work ahead, but was optimistic that young scientists could carry on the legacy of Norman Borlaug.
CIMMYT scientist Carolina Rivera is one of the six recipients of the 2019 Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) Early Career Award.
Minister Müller explored the campus and heard about CIMMYT’s latest innovations in maize and wheat research.
CIMMYT was invited to discuss the findings of the EAT-Lancet Commission report and its implications for Mexico.
Traits sought include better resilience under high temperatures, drought conditions or the attacks of rapidly-evolving crop diseases.
CIMMYT economist Jason Donovan discusses the role of seed companies and food markets.