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Food security
News

CIMMYT continues to support farmers and the agricultural sector in the country.

Gender and social inclusion
In the media

Source: Down to Earth (17 Jul 2020)

Study finds that women in India adopt specific strategies to further their interests in the context of wheat-based livelihoods.

Food security
Features

Researchers in Ethiopia show that well-targeted fertilizer recommendations improve fertilizer usage and productivity of maize production.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

CGIAR socio-economic researchers have developed a standardized set of farm household survey questions to improve dataset comparability over space and time.

Food security
Features

A survey conducted by CIMMYT researchers collected insights from over 200 key value-chain market actors.

Food security
News

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

Food security
In the media

Source: Fana Television (3 Jun 2020)

CIMMYT joins EIAR and Ministry of Agriculture on panel discussing strategy to prevent food insecurity in Ethiopia during COVID-19 pandemic.

Innovation and technology
News

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

Health and nutrition
Features

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

Innovation and technology
Features

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

Food security
Videos

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

Food security
News

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

Climate change
News

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

Food security
In the media

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
Photos

What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?