Govaerts was confirmed for a 5-year tenure (2023-2028) after acting as interim leader of CIMMYT since 2021.
At the recent G20 MACS, CIMMYT endorsed joint agricultural research and innovative partnerships to address global challenges facing agrifood systems through a multi-crop and multi-disciplinary approach.
Source: Daily Monitor Online (29 May 2023)
CIMMYT and NaSARRI have partnered to strengthen seed systems for smallholder farmers of millet, sorghum, and groundnuts.
Securing biological diversity is a key mission for both organizations.
CIMMYT participates in Climate Summit with an eye towards accelerating innovations.
Source: Smart Farmer Africa (16 May 2023)
Plant health experts met on May 12, International Day of Plant Health, to discuss and address the challenges facing plant health management capacity in the Global South.
Scientists and stakeholders in Africa are co-designing a network approach to improve and expand dryland crops value chains in the continent.
For its first birthday, a co-founder of the Women in Crop Science at CIMMYT, talks about their journey over the past year.
In an interview with Happy Makuru Daudi, she shares her career journey and why groundnut is a ‘woman’s crop’.
New CIMMYT research sheds light on farmer maize preferences in Ethiopia and western Kenya.
Source: AgNews (29 Dec 2022)
CIMMYT Director General Bram Govaerts looks at challenges facing Mexican and global agricultural systems.
At COP15, CIMMYT scientists highlighted the significance of DSI in conserving, exploring, and utilizing biodiversity as part of efforts to sustainably nourish the global population in a nature positive manner.
Colleagues from across Latin America and the Caribbean gather to determine the best ways to preserve germplasm and make use of genetic resources.
Jill Cairns, José Crossa and Matthew Reynolds named as Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) in Clarivate’s 2022 Analysis.
Significant discoveries have been made for the potential improvement of production of groundnut in sub-Saharan Africa.