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

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New study presents a typology of women’s decision-making in wheat in India.

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New testing and learning platform aims to build the knowledge base for trust and transparency technologies in food systems.

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Adoption of mini-tiller is significantly lower in female-headed households, CIMMYT researchers find.

Health and nutrition
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Researchers in Kenya and Uganda are incorporating sensory preferences like taste, smell or texture into maize breeding.

Food security
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New fact sheet captures the impact of six decades of maize and wheat research in Pakistan.

Innovation and technology
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New project to deliver wheat disease warnings directly to farmers’ phones in Bangladesh and Nepal.

Food security
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Entomologist and CIMMYT partner Mike Smith explains the importance of documenting the economic value of crop pest research.

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

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Through new project, tools and insurance services will help small farmers in eastern Africa reduce investment risks and losses related to climate.

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Source: Plantopia (9 Apr 2020)

CIMMYT senior scientist Dave Hodson discusses striking parallels between wheat rust and global human epidemics on new podcast.

Health and nutrition
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What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?

Gender and social inclusion
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Our climate change-ravaged food systems cannot wait for the gradual progress of gender quality.

Gender and social inclusion
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Experts note that policies alone are not enough — they need to go hand in hand with strong initiatives to make agriculture a safer, more equal and respectful space for both women and men.

Health and nutrition
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Consumers near Mexico City perceived blue maize tortillas to taste better. They were willing to pay up to a third more to buy them for special family events or to consume them in restaurants.