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Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
News

Despite the large numbers of women working on farms, their voices are not heard by international development policymakers, handicapping global efforts to achieve food security, Catherine Bertini says.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Over the past 50 years, various research activities have been undertaken to boost protein quality and micronutrient levels in maize and wheat to help improve nutrition in poor communities.

Blogs

Maricelis Acevedo, newly appointed associate director for science for the Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat project left her island home of Puerto Rico in 2003 to pursue a career as a pathologist and has been traveling the world ever since.

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.

News

A new award recognizes contributions to the livelihoods and economic empowerment of women made by a former giant in the field of international gender research.

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 bred by the CGIAR consortium of agricultural researchers has a huge global reach.