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Environmental health and biodiversity

A unique study by CIMMYT scientists in TĂĽrkiye in collaboration with scientists from the Bolu Abant Izzet Baysal University, TĂĽrkiye demonstrate the prevalence of fungi species in wheat production areas in Kazakhstan, which could be affecting wheat yield and quality.


CIMMYT’s collaboration with scientists in Kazakhstan finds a new, promising source of genetic resistance to tan spot, a damaging wheat disease.


Agricultural attachés from 10 embassies in Mexico visited the headquarters of CIMMYT.

Climate adaptation and mitigation

Over the last 50 years big increases in agricultural production have come through improved yields. Since 1990, wheat is the only major crop to experience an overall decline in area.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Climate adaptation and mitigation