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Tracking the development and reach of CIMMYT’s climate research
Researchers provide data-driven approach to systematically analyze the production and diffusion of knowledge on food systems and climate change.
Agriculture for Peace platform launches at Borlaug Dialogue
Seven founding partners introduced Ag4Peace, a new initiative that aims to build resilient food systems and improve livelihoods and diets in low- and middle-income countries.
Advice for food systems in crisis featured in GAP Report
CIMMYT explains how the world can protect agrifood systems from market shocks, such as the conflict in Ukraine, to prevent food insecurity.
Quality protein maize: a road ahead
To alleviate malnutrition associated with essential amino acids, QPM development and deployment should be further proliferated to reach a large number of consumers.
Opinion: Feeding people on this warming Earth requires future-proofing our agri-food systems. Here’s how.
Source: MarketWatch (23 Sep 2022)
Models of funding for agricultural research and development (R&D) need to adapt in order for the world to meet current challenges to agrifood systems.
MasAgro is “a gift for Africa”
CIMMYT’s Board of Trustees were impressed with MasAgro’s outcomes in Mexico and its potential for replication in Africa.
Regenerative agriculture in Mexico: the case of Bimbo
Source: Opportimes (22 Sep 2022)
Grupo Bimbo and CIMMYT partnership aims to improve regenerative agricultural practices for wheat and maize in Mexico.
Integrated initiative launches in Nepal, India and Bangladesh
Collaborative project between CGIAR research centers aiming to improve food security in South Asia launches in three countries.
Drought-tolerant maize and use of forecasting in agriculture praised by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
CIMMYT and CGIAR scientists develop drought-tolerant maize and use forecast information to prevent the spread of crop diseases.
Why co-creation is vital for sustainable agriculture
CIMMYT Director General Bram Govaerts explains to government and private sector partners how CIMMYT equips farmers to capitalize on new technologies, resulting in climate-smart processes and increased food security.
Singh recognized for wheat crop improvement
SAWBAR bestowed the Sh. VS Mathur Memorial Award 2022 upon CIMMYT scientist Ravi Singh for his pioneering work to enhance wheat productivity in India.
Greenhouse upgrades at BWMRI for wheat blast research
The developments will create capacity for national and international research and improve processes for disease screening in wheat.
CM holds parleys with experts of BISA to give major push to crop diversification in the state
Source: Face2News (3 Sep 2022)
Opportunities for crop diversification and improved water usage are key topics between Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and CIMMYT Director General Bram Govaerts at a recent meeting in India.
Excellence in Agronomy Initiative commences in Africa
CGIAR research centers are combining expertise and resource to increase farmers’ yields in a sustainable way and build risk resilience against climate change.