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2020 World Food Prize recognizes career devoted to fight hunger and climate change through soil conservation
Rattan Lal receives agriculture’s highest distinction for developing sustainable farming practices that conserve soils and contribute to climate change mitigation.
Bram Govaerts receives the highest distinction offered by the American Society of Agronomy.
CIMMYT scientists join fellow experts in San Diego for world’s largest plant and animal genomics conference
Researchers share their work translating the latest molecular research into breeding solutions for better maize and wheat varieties.
Source: Culinary Backstreets (2 Dec 2019)
Food entrepreneur worked with CIMMYT researcher to create a fair market for farmers with surplus heirloom maize in Mexico.
Ted McKinney and representatives from state agriculture departments learn about relevant maize and wheat research during visit to global headquarters in Mexico.
CIMMYT researcher named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Hans-Joachim Braun and Alexey Morgunov receive awards and fellowships at annual meeting of crop science peers.
Head of CIMMYT Wheat Germplasm Bank receives Frank N. Meyer Medal for contributions to germplasm collection, conservation and use.
The 2019 Borlaug Dialogue explored solutions to feed the planet sustainably in the face of conflict and climate change.
Mexico’s agriculture secretary calls for an integrated approach to reach the Sustainable Development Goals
Villalobos highlights the importance of improving food systems and agriculture to fight violence and forced migration.
Source: Oskaloosa Herald (30 Sep 2019)
This year’s speaker is Bram Govaerts, the global Director Innovative Business Strategies at CIMMYT.
This distinction acknowledges work that has had great international impact in the sciences and other fields.
Source: Phys.org (17 May 2019)
CIMMYT developed wheat lines to defend against pests by breeding durum wheat and Aegilops tauschii, a progenitor species of wheat.
Source: Chicago Tribune (22 Apr 2019)
Three million subsistence farmers producing heirloom corn in Mexico are protecting biodiversity.