China, Pakistan launched joint wheat breeding lab
Source: Gwadar Pro (7 Mar 2023)
A joint lab for molecular breeding wheat research launches, with investment from China, Pakistan and CIMMYT.
Xiplomacy: China, LAC countries embrace new era of win-win cooperation
Source: Big News Network (26 Jan 2023)
An article in the Big News Network examines opportunities for collaboration between China and Latin America and the Caribbean.
CIMMYT-China workshop aims to facilitate future collaborations to battle climate change
CIMMYT scientists and their Chinese counterparts discuss best methods for protecting food crop production from climate change.
Rear fish in a rice paddy? Old ways can future-proof food production
Source: South China Morning Post (18 Dec 2022)
CGIAR scientists share the importance of testing new research models for integrated aquatic and terrestrial production systems.
Inspiring future generations of scientists
The Global Food Security Forum for Young Scientists, hosted at Huazhong Agricultural University in China and virtually around the world, highlights cutting-edge agricultural research.
CIMMYT leads innovation sprint to deliver results to farmers rapidly
Climate-resilient soil fertility management by smallholders in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
CIMMYT and Join Hope sign partnership agreement
A new collaboration will support the expansion of agricultural research in China.
Feature: Reciprocal cooperation between China, int’l agricultural research agency safeguards food security
Source: Xinhua News (23 Nov 2022)
Four decades of partnership between China and CIMMYT is supporting global efforts to achieve food security.
‘Perennial’ rice saves time and money, but comes with risks
Source: Science (7 Nov 2022)
Research on rice crops that do not need replanting in China is showing promising results for yield, finances and labor, and the environment.
CIMMYT and China: A successful partnership since 1974
The CIMMYT–China collaboration over four decades has added some 10.7 million additional tons of wheat to China’s national wheat output.
Forging collaborative ties from south to south
Wheat experts gather at the Second International Wheat Congress to discuss resilience and sustainability, aiming to increase collaboration in the advancement of the crop.
China calls on G20 to support CGIAR to boost global food security
The G20 Foreign Ministers’ meeting held on July 7-8 in Bali saw Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, highlight support for CGIAR as part of a proposed cooperation initiative to boost global food security.
China to build international agricultural breeding center in Hainan
Source: Xinhua News (14 Jul 2022)
A letter of cooperation has been signed in China to signal the start of a new partnership aiming to meet the global challenge of climate change and ensure food security.
In memory of Zhuang Qiaosheng
Wheat breeder and former CIMMYT Board of Trustees member Zhuang Qiaosheng passed away at the age of 105.
Taming wheat blast
Researchers point out the future of the disease, the ways to manage it and prevent it from spreading — within and across continents.