Global

Food security
News

The number of the world’s hungry could double and trade restrictions will harm food importing nations, experts say.

Food security
In the media

Source: The Wire (14 Apr 2020)

Biodiversity loss creates new opportunities for pathogens to move from one species to another.

Food security
Blogs

The Scaling Up community of practice discusses challenges and opportunities for an improved “new normal” for agriculture, research and development.

Food security
In the media

Source: Plantopia (9 Apr 2020)

CIMMYT senior scientist Dave Hodson discusses striking parallels between wheat rust and global human epidemics on new podcast.

Food security
Features

Experts share their insights on the link between biodiversity loss and emerging infectious diseases.

Food security
Features

Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.

Innovation and technology
Videos

Developing genomic profiles of DNA samples can accelerate the breeding process.

Food security
Videos

Entomologist Punya Nachappa explains wheat curl mites, the impact of climate change and why breeding for host plant resistance is key.

Health and nutrition
Photos

What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?

Climate change
Videos

Climate change will see pests moving countries and continents as conditions become more favorable.

Health and nutrition
Explainers

What they are, why they are important for your health, and how to identify them.

Food security
Features

Technical coordination between research and development partners is key to breed maize varieties that respond to the diverse needs of small farmers.

Innovation and technology
Publications

Researchers discuss how phenotyping can assist breeding and make the case for investing in new methodologies.

Climate change
Videos

Breeders are developing wheat varieties that have stable grain yield under low-water and high-temperature conditions.

Wheat Breeder