Recent media stories featuring the work of CIMMYT scientists.
CIMMYT in the news
Source: Devex (29 Sep 2020)
Farmers in South Sudan using fall armyworm-specific biological control Fawlingen have shown a 63% increase in yield compared to untreated plots.
Source: Down to Earth (25 Sep 2020)
Efficient use of fertilizer, adoption of zero-tillage and management of irrigation water can cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Source: India Science Wire (22 Sep 2020)
Approach combines farmers’ knowledge of resilient crops with ‘elite’ varieties identified by scientists.
Source: Phys.org (11 Sep 2020)
Scientists complete one of the largest genetic analyses ever done of an agricultural crop to find desirable traits in wheat’s extensive and unexplored diversity.
Source: All Africa (10 Sep 2020)
African Green Revolution Forum panel discussed and policies to encourage small and medium-enterprise (SME) growth.
Source: Green Biz (10 Sep 2020)
CIMMYT’s drought-tolerant maize is boosting farmers’ yields and incomes, directly improving millions of lives.
Source: Science Codex (3 Sep 2020)
CIMMYT scientists use UAVs to more accurately measure plant health to select high-yielding wheat.
Source: World Grain (27 Aug 2020)
Experts from around the world will meet to discuss the most pressing challenges facing global wheat security.
Source: The Standard (16 Aug 2020)
Kenya Seed Company worked with CIMMYT to develop a maize lethal necrosis-tolerant hybrid.
Source: Seed Quest (6 Aug 2020)
Alliance will link with CIMMYT-coordinated Heat and Drought Wheat Improvement Consortium (HeDWIC).
Source: Dawn (6 Aug 2020)
Pakistan and CIMMYT discuss strategy to increase wheat productivity through promotion of high-yielding wheat varieties.
Source: Pakistan Today Profit (5 Aug 2020)
CIMMYT projects in Pakistan have contributed to increased wheat productivity, created new seedbanks and have trained 10,000 farmers on quality seed production and marketing.