Mexico

Food security
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As part of the efforts of the Sustainable Modernization of Traditional Agriculture program aimed at improving food security based on maize landraces in marginal areas of the state of Oaxaca, Mexico

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Malnutrition is rising again and becoming more complex, according to the director-general of the world’s leading public maize and wheat research center.

Innovation and technology
Climate change
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Women and youth help lead efforts to adopt climate-friendly farming and safeguard indigenous maize yields.

Climate change
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New insurance products geared towards smallholder farmers can help them recover their losses, and even encourage investment in climate-resilient innovations.

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A new book from Columbia University Press offers social sector organizations a how-to guide on applying new and creative methods to solve complex problems.

Innovation and technology
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Scientist Kevin Pixley leads a project to catalogue 178,000 corn and wheat seeds at the CIMMYT seed bank near Mexico City.

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Although the full impact of the earthquake is unknown at this time, CIMMYT would like to express condolences to all those affected throughout the country.

Health and nutrition
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People who eat whole grain foods have a lower risk of almost all chronic diseases and are less likely to gain weight as they age, according to nutritionist Julie Miller Jones.

Food security
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Villegas was recognized for co-developing quality protein maize.

Food security
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More than two-thirds of CIMMYT seed collections are now backed-up in the vault on an island in the icy Barents Sea, north of mainland Norway.

Innovation and technology
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200 world-class scientists from over 20 countries will gather in Mexico from December 13 to 15 for the 4th International Plant Phenotyping Symposium.

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For a second year in a row, $25,000 will be awarded to projects contributing to food security and sustainability in Mexico’s agricultural sector.

Food security
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Pushing the boundaries on technological innovation and sustainability must always be first and foremost, said Martin Kropff, director general CIMMYT.