Innovations for development

In the media

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Source: Alliance Grain Co. ()

Melinda Yerka’s collaboration with CIMMYT on sorghum breeding marks a strategic move towards sustainable agriculture and climate resilience.

In the media

Source: The Standard (18 Mar 2024)

Features

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The Bhusari Cold Storage in Begusarai, Bihar, has helped build the capacity of over 25,000 smallholder farmers through improved access to farming resources, advanced technologies, and advisories on climate-resilient agri-practices and allied services.

News

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The 2024 Women in Triticum Early Career Awards recognize early-career scientists for their advancements in wheat research and food security.

Blogs

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A locally made, affordable multi-crop thresher offers a convenient post-harvest processing option for smallholder farmers.

In the media

tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

Source: CEREAL SYSTEMS INITIATIVE FOR SOUTH ASIA ()

CIMMYT’s CSISA-MEA initiative, funded by USAID, is empowering women in Bangladesh’s agri-engineering sector by offering technical training and promoting gender-inclusive workplaces

Features

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Anjuara’s journey from a widowed mother to a successful grinding operator is an inspiring story of resilience. CSISA–MEA’s light engineering training for women has not only transformed Anjuara’s life but also prompted a paradigm shift in the perception of women’s capabilities in traditionally male-dominated roles.

Blogs

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For young Mirian, an agent of change, being part of the Honduran InnovaHub Oriente has allowed her to make agricultural innovations a means to empower her generation and women.

In the media

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Source: The World Bank ()

The SADCP in Angola, backed by CIMMYT, significantly boosted food security and incomes for 179,000 farmers by enhancing crop yields and sales through innovative farming practices from 2016 to 2022.

Blogs

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In Mozambique, women spearhead efforts to enhance soybean yields with improved agronomic practices, yielding community-wide benefits.

In the media

tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

Source: The Mirror ()

CIMMYT participated in a Mwenezi business expo aimed at empowering youth through entrepreneurial projects.

In the media

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Source: daily observer ()

The collaboration between CIMMYT, RWMRC, and the Krishi Gobeshona Foundation aims to revolutionize lentil production in Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Blogs

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AID-I conducted a community sensitization to connect Zambian farmers with existing mobile networks that provide agricultural and climate data.

News

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

CIMMYT promoted ways to lessen climate shocks, especially for smallholder farmers who inordinately suffer the effects of climate change, including rising temperatures and extended droughts.