Europe

Press releases

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.

Features

Legacy websites and photo exhibition mark the closing of the CGIAR Research Programs on Maize and Wheat, and their impact on sustainable agricultural development.

Blogs

Building on impact of GENNOVATE, scientists recommend integrating gender-transformative research and methodologies into the new CGIAR Initiatives.

Features

At global climate summit, CIMMYT scientists share adaptation and mitigation solutions for farmers, and call for increased funding for agricultural research.

Press releases

Partnership of two world-class research institutes will harness state-of-the-art technology to find solutions for wheat farmers and consumers.

Features

On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, CGIAR and CIMMYT scientists share their career journeys.

News

CIMMYT, the Government of Mexico and the Nobel Peace Center celebrate the 50-year anniversary of Norman Borlaug’s Nobel Peace Prize.

Press releases

A special event will make a global call to action: to develop a transformational response of agriculture for peace.

Nutrition, health and food security
Videos

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.”

Nutrition, health and food security
Videos

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.

Photos

What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: EuroNews (2 Mar 2020)

Rising temperatures pose risk for agriculture in Europe — but adaptation is under way with the help of climate data.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

At international conference, plant nutrition experts highlight the important role of sustainability.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Features

CIMMYT researcher explores the ways in which gender norms influence agricultural innovation around the world.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Kooperation International (25 Nov 2019)

CIMMYT and the Julius KĂĽhn Institute signed a Declaration of Intent to intensify joint research on disease-resistant and stress-tolerant wheat.