New breeding science can fortify wheat against the onslaught of hotter weather, increasing droughts, and evolving and spreading pests and diseases.
Global science partnership promotes climate-smart pathways to address food security and climate crisis
As rising temperatures and water scarcities threaten food production and affecting global food security and livelihoods since last century, leading research organizations have joined efforts around solutions that can also benefit climate-threatened, staple food farming in Africa, Asia, and Latin America and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.
CIMMYT’s efforts to align with FAO recommendations to strengthen women’s roles in food systems.
HeDWIC and FFAR awarded grants to five wheat research projects in 2022 to protect the crop from climate change and other threats.
CIMMYT endorses and implements expert recommendations to drive the transformation towards Zero Hunger by 2050
A new paper published today by experts at The Chicago Council of Global Affairs identifies the three main obstacles to global food systems transformation and hunger eradication by 2050.
The Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) is pleased to announce the 2023 Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) Early Career and Mentor awardees, recognizing excellence in science and leadership for a wheat-secure future.
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For its first birthday, a co-founder of the Women in Crop Science at CIMMYT, talks about their journey over the past year.
The CGIAR Initiative on Market Intelligence releases two reports on a framework for informing crop breeding and future market segments for hybrid maize.
At CIMMYT, our Women in Crop Science network is working to create a more inclusive internal and external environment. Here’s a glimpse of a day in the life of our team.
Some things have to die for others to live: Why scaling down is just as important as scaling up in the transformation of global food systems
Source: NextBillion (8 Feb 2023)
Efforts to transform global food systems typically focus on introducing/scaling new innovations/programs. Here we argue for more focus on intentionally scaling down unsustainable farming practices.