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USAID has partnered with CIMMYT to implement the Feed the Future VACS Capacity Activity.

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The Novo Nordisk Foundation has awarded a grant of up to USD 21.1 million to CIMMYT for a groundbreaking initiative to mitigate the environmental impact of agriculture, by developing new wheat varieties that are capable of reducing agriculture’s nitrogen footprint. The CropSustaiN initiative could have sweeping implications for global food security and environmental sustainability.

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CIMMYT’s Wheat Breeding Program boosted grain yield by 0.96% annually at the Norman E. Borlaug Research Station in Mexico, showing global success and potential for further improvement.

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CIMMYT invites early- and mid-career NARS scientists to contribute to CIMMYT’s research portfolio in dryland crop improvement, including socioeconomics, breeding, and seed systems.

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Source: Ground Cover ()

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Combining diversification strategies boosts synergies and reduces tradeoffs.

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Source: Seed Quest ()

A study in World Development reveals that CGIAR’s crop technologies, including significant contributions from CIMMYT, generate $47 billion annually in global economic benefits.

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Crop technology from CGIAR, including CIMMYT seed varieties, contributes US $47 billion each year to the global economy according to fresh analysis of six decades’ worth of data.

Laboratory Manager Seed Health
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It’s not just dirt. Soil health is a key component in agricultural sustainability.

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The enhanced version of the Scaling Scan tool takes into consideration how gender roles and climate change can affect or be affected by a scaling program.

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The 2024 Women in Triticum Early Career Awards recognize early-career scientists for their advancements in wheat research and food security.

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Working groups for seed systems stakeholders, known as Product Design Teams (PDT), are improving the availability and accessibility of seeds in Africa.

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Source: DownToEarth ()

CIMMYT’s study warns that climate change could cause wheat blast to reduce global wheat yields by 13% by 2050.

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Source: Mexico Business News ()

CIMMYT advances agricultural mechanization to boost smallholder farming, targeting efficiency and inclusivity.