CIMMYT’s work may begin with seeds, but our innovations support farmers at all stages of the value chain.
CIMMYT Scaling Advisor emphasizes importance of context and systemic thinking in how we do our research and implement projects.
Source: Phys.org (16 Jun 2020)
CIMMYT and University of Cordoba studied 54 kinds of wheat to analyze response to high temperatures.
Presentations, abstracts and posters of major conference about agricultural production in water-limited environments are available for free.
As the current pandemic and restrictions create labor constraints, CIMMYT experts discuss the role scale-appropriate farm machinery can play in addressing them.
Breaking Ground: Yoseph Beyene breeds desirable maize varieties for smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa
CIMMYT breeder applies new tools and technologies to accelerate genetic gains, make breeding more efficient, and keep up with the changing dynamics of biotic and abiotic stresses.
Maize lethal necrosis has taught us that intensive efforts to keep human and plant diseases at bay need to continue beyond the COVID-19 crisis.
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.
ILRI incorporates CIMMYT tool into their scaling framework and recommends other CGIAR centers to do the same.
New testing and learning platform aims to build the knowledge base for trust and transparency technologies in food systems.
CIMMYT scientist helps breeders meet complex and stringent market demands for high-quality wheat.
The world’s largest public research network on food systems, of which CIMMYT is a member, is looking for qualified individuals to join its new One CGIAR Common Board.
Source: Fortune (18 Apr 2020)
Biodiversity loss poses dangers for the robustness of the environment, the safety of our food supply chain and potential exposure to pandemics.