Investing in climate change-resistant crops

CIMMYT is part of a global effort to develop stress-resistant crops and partners with companies and farmers for the sustainable production of maize and wheat.

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Developing climate-resistant crops is attracting increasing attention as climate change-related events worsen.

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is a non-profit research organization that develops improved varieties of wheat and corn able to withstand drought, heat and pests in order to increase food security. It says that over 90% of its work relates to climate change.

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