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Food security
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CIMMYT’s work may begin with seeds, but our innovations support farmers at all stages of the value chain.

Innovation and technology
Features

As the current pandemic and restrictions create labor constraints, CIMMYT experts discuss the role scale-appropriate farm machinery can play in addressing them.

Food security
News

CIMMYT representatives discuss the impact of the pandemic on Mexico and why CIMMYT works towards more resilient agri-food systems with healthier and more prosperous people.

Innovation and technology
News

The 2020 IAAA award recognizes groundbreaking data systems and tools helping more than 150,000 farmers in Mexico.

Innovation and technology
Features

CIMMYT postharvest specialist tests drying and storage technologies to help reduce grain losses.

Food security
News

The number of the world’s hungry could double and trade restrictions will harm food importing nations, experts say.

Innovation and technology
Publications

Study shows service provider models in Africa, Latin America and South Asia increase smallholder access to agricultural machinery, but can remain dependent on projects to tackle major bottlenecks for scaling.

Climate change
Explainers

Farmers are increasingly adopting conservation agriculture practices. This sustainable farming method is based on three principles: crop diversification, minimal soil movement and permanent soil cover.

Food security
In the media

Source: El Universal (12 Jan 2020)

Research shows that conservation agriculture under irrigation conditions increases yields and soil organic carbon, even in poor quality soil.

Climate change
Features

Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.

Food security
Blogs

The effect of factors limiting production differs across regions, researchers observe.

Climate change
News

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

Innovation and technology
News

Using existing sources of information, quantifying soil organic carbon would be a first step to increasing it, a crucial way to support climate change mitigation and agricultural resilience.

Innovation and technology
News

CIMMYT’s work featured on the Counting on the World to Act report, produced by SDSN and TReNDS.

Food security
Features

CABI’s CEO Trevor Nicholls and CIMMYT’s Director General Martin Kropff analyze the challenges and opportunities for family farmers in the next decade.