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This is a selection of the latest CIMMYT news stories.

Climate change
News

Villalobos highlights the importance of improving food systems and agriculture to fight violence and forced migration.

Health and nutrition
Features

Study gives insight into Mexican consumers’ preferences and demand for blue maize tortillas.

Food security
News

The work of laureate Simon N. Groot has helped smallholder farmers to enhance vegetable production and has improved the diets of millions.

Food security
Features

The world urgently needs a transformation of the global food system, leading to healthier diets for all and a drastic reduction in agriculture’s environmental impact. The major cereal grains must play a central role in this new revolution for the benefit of the world’s poorest people.

Food security
Videos

BBC radio show Witness History focuses on the life and work of Norman Borlaug.

Gender and social inclusion
Photos

On the International Day of Rural Women, October 15, meet farmers who are leading their families and their communities to a better life.

Innovation and technology
Videos

The mobile kit will allow Ethiopia to quickly identify wheat rust strains in 48 hours, instead of sending samples to labs abroad.

Gender and social inclusion
Podcasts

Taking a social inclusion lens to social protection and the role of men in gender equality.