Global

Food security
News

Study results underscore the value of CIMMYT’s breeding programs.

Wheat Pathologist and Geneticist
Climate change
In the media

Source: Physics World (25 Jun 2019)

A CGIAR and CIMMYT study suggests that some countries and crops are more vulnerable to the effects of climate change than others.

Innovation and technology
News

Harnessing the power of partnerships and innovation.

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: Biotech News (23 Jun 2019)

CIMMYT, HarvestPlus and IITA have worked to develop provitamin A-enriched maize varieties and zinc-enriched maize and wheat.

Innovation and technology
Features

Multispectral and thermal images taken by cameras on unmanned aerial vehicles are helping researchers to monitor the resistance of maize to tar spot complex and other foliar diseases.

Health and nutrition
Features

An economist, an agronomist and a plant biologist discuss how to mix markets, research and nutrition for optimal health and sustainability.

Scaling Advisor
Food security
In the media

Source: The Economist Intelligence Unit (6 Jun 2019)

CIMMYT DG Martin Kropff and CABI CEO Trevor Nicholls propose six key actions to support family farmers.

Food security

CIMMYT’s director general and CABI’s CEO propose six ways to support family farmers.

Communications Manager
Health and nutrition
Press releases

New varieties deliver essential micronutrients to those who lack diverse diets.

Innovation and technology
Features

CIMMYT’s mechanization team is in a quest to build the perfect machine for each farmer.

Climate change
News

Crop scientists refute the flawed findings of a study questioning climate resilience in modern wheat breeding.

Global Program Manager, Socio-Economics Program