Scientists find novel way to combine two species of grass-like plants including banana, rice and wheat, that allows disease resistance and other beneficial characteristics to be added to the plants.
Legacy websites and photo exhibition mark the closing of the CGIAR Research Programs on Maize and Wheat, and their impact on sustainable agricultural development.
Building on impact of GENNOVATE, scientists recommend integrating gender-transformative research and methodologies into the new CGIAR Initiatives.
At global climate summit, CIMMYT scientists share adaptation and mitigation solutions for farmers, and call for increased funding for agricultural research.
Partnership of two world-class research institutes will harness state-of-the-art technology to find solutions for wheat farmers and consumers.
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, CGIAR and CIMMYT scientists share their career journeys.
CIMMYT, the Government of Mexico and the Nobel Peace Center celebrate the 50-year anniversary of Norman Borlaug’s Nobel Peace Prize.
A special event will make a global call to action: to develop a transformational response of agriculture for peace.
The Nobel Peace Center, Mexico’s government and CIMMYT celebrate the International Day of Peace and honor the legacy of Norman Borlaug, who saved one billion lives because “You can’t build peace on empty stomachs.”
Maize and wheat seeds from all over the world are preserved at the CIMMYT genebank, used to bring new varieties to farmers, and backed up at the Global Seed Vault.
What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?
Source: EuroNews (2 Mar 2020)
Rising temperatures pose risk for agriculture in Europe — but adaptation is under way with the help of climate data.
At international conference, plant nutrition experts highlight the important role of sustainability.
CIMMYT researcher explores the ways in which gender norms influence agricultural innovation around the world.
A step towards food security: German and Mexican researchers working jointly on the wheat of tomorrow
Source: Kooperation International (25 Nov 2019)
CIMMYT and the Julius Kühn Institute signed a Declaration of Intent to intensify joint research on disease-resistant and stress-tolerant wheat.