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Success stories witnessed in India, Pakistan, and Nepal underscore the transformative potential of this approach, offering a beacon of hope for agricultural communities in South Asia and beyond.

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CIMMYT’s systematic and targeted breeding strategy in South Asia helped develop 20 high yielding and heat-stress tolerant maize hybrids. The ongoing efforts strengthens the livelihood of farm families who are highly vulnerable to climate change in the Asian tropics.

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Source: Dawn ()

CIMMYT efforts are moving Pakistan closer to its goal of improving food and nutrition security through wheat production, with the release of 31 wheat varieties since 2021.

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The release of 31 wheat varieties brings Pakistan closer to self-suffiency in wheat production.

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Source: Science and Technology Daily (29 Jun 2023)

Awais Rasheed, an adjunct scientist at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), recently spoke to Science and Technology Daily about his pleasant experience working in China and the importance of international cooperation to address the global food security crisis.

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Source: Dawn (25 Jun 2023)

The wheat simulation models have been widely used to study diverse cropping systems, as growing conditions and the impact of climate change on wheat vary across the globe. Simulations for South Asian countries suggested a different magnitude of climate change impacts, particularly due to warmer temperatures.

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Source: Technology Times (24 May 2023)

CIMMYT, Pakistan’s National Agriculture Research Center, and China’s Ministry of Science and Technology have collaborated in a project to increase the capacity of breeders and technical staff to develop new high-yielding and disease-resistant wheat varieties.

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Smart smallholder fertilizer management practices to address food security and climate change.

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Source: Gwadar Pro (7 Mar 2023)

A joint lab for molecular breeding wheat research launches, with investment from China, Pakistan and CIMMYT.

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Source: Business Recorder (2 Feb 2023)

The development of hermetic storage technology can help farmers in Pakistan to protect their crops post-harvest and pass on financial savings to consumers.

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Climate-resilient soil fertility management by smallholders in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

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A new collaboration will support the expansion of agricultural research in China.

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Senior government representatives from across South Asia join forces to consolidate food security in the region.

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Soil health and water infrastructure measures needed to restore wheat production in Pakistan, in rural communities devastated by major flooding.