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

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
Features

Can you imagine a world without maize and wheat? We can’t!

Innovation and technology
News

New study provides an extensive field-test validation of existing genetic markers for thousand grain weight; finds both surprises and promising results.

Food security
Features

CIMMYT scientists engage to preserve the Jala maize landrace, famous for producing the longest maize ears in the world.

Food security
In the media

Source: Aftenposten (24 Sep 2019)

CIMMYT’s plant breeding contributes to climate resilience of crops around the world.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

Scientists identified significant new chromosomal regions for wheat yield and disease resistance, which will speed up global breeding efforts.

Food security
Features

Visiting scientist Roi Ben-David discusses Israel’s exotic germplasm gap and ongoing efforts to restore the country’s lost wheat landrace collections.

Innovation and technology
Features

This tool allows to identify varieties used by farmers and to track the adoption and impact of improved crops.

Innovation and technology
News

New paper outlines potential uses of genetic engineering technologies to address problems that affect resource-poor farmers and consumers.

Innovation and technology
News

New leaflet highlights digital innovations for Africa as researchers share insights at the African Green Revolution Forum 2019.

Innovation and technology
Videos

CIMMYT’s five agricultural research stations in Mexico are instrumental for researchers’ work to develop innovative crops and sustainable farming systems worldwide.

Innovation and technology
News

Harnessing the power of partnerships and innovation.

Food security
In the media

Source: Fast Company (7 Jun 2019)

Designer Fernando Laposse collaborated with CIMMYT to find seeds and resuscitate six species of native Mexican corn.

Climate change
News

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