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Nutrition, health and food security

What do a chapati, a matza, or couscous have in common? The answer is wheat, which is a source for one-fifth of the calories and protein consumed globally.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Blogs

In southern Africa close to 50 million people are projected to be affected by droughts caused by the current El Niño, write CIMMYT scientists.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Almost half the world’s wheat land is sown to varieties that come directly or indirectly from research by CGIAR scientists, according to a new report.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Gender balance is science is imperative to obtain the best results said CIMMYT scientist Sarah Hearne on the International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2016.

Nutrition, health and food security

One of the strongest El Niños on record is underway, threatening millions of agricultural livelihoods – and lives.

News

CIMMYT will celebrate its 50th anniversary during a three-day event from September 27 to 29, 2016, at headquarters in El Batán, near México City.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Scientists involved in a major global initiative aimed at increasing wheat yields as much as 60 percent by 2050 get a boost from U.S. government announcement of new research funds.

Nutrition, health and food security

It is clear that wherever CIMMYT is involved, we have a valuable and unique contribution to make.

Blogs

Both private and public sector research organizations must adopt data management strategies that keep up with the advent of big data if we hope to effectively and accurately conduct research.

News

Crowd-sourced “A Grain a Day” cookbook released to coincide with World Food Day highlights significant role maize and wheat play in the human diet.

Features

Wheat farmers are facing troubles on various fronts, particularly the threat of devastating disease.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Food shortages will escalate due to climate-change related production shocks and the international community must prepare to respond to price increases and social unrest.

Features

In high school, Jessica Rutkoski was similar to many girls who suffer from the tedium and complexity of high school arithmetic – she avoided it.

News

Water plays a vital role in irrigation and food production, accounting for 70 percent of global freshwater withdrawals, according to U.N. Water.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

A social media campaign initiated to celebrate the achievements of women has led to more than a dozen published blog story contributions about women in the maize and wheat sectors.