Success stories witnessed in India, Pakistan, and Nepal underscore the transformative potential of this approach, offering a beacon of hope for agricultural communities in South Asia and beyond.
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.
Soybean production in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to grow by over 2% per annum to meet the increasing demand. However, as production increases, significant challenges caused by diseases, pests, declining soil fertility, and other abiotic factors remain.
CIMMYT leads international collaboration to monitor invasive pests attacking post-harvest crops and the propagation of toxic fungi.
AID-I Tanzania partners make plans to step up activity implementation, achieve wider impact, and build resilience for larger populations in 2024.
Source: Foundation for Agrarian Studies ()
Vijesh V. Krishna, Principal Scientist / Lead Economist of CIMMYT visited the Foundation for Agrarian Studies in Bengaluru.
Every drop of water matters: Leading global research institutes ally to aid farmers in dry and saline ecosystemsCapacity development
Two world-class research-for-development centers will work to raise food production and livelihoods in croplands where water is the defining constraint.
Source: ChinaDaily ()
CIMMYT, in collaboration with China, plays a critical role in the global initiative for germ plasm sharing.
Source: SeedWorld ()
CIMMYT stands at the forefront of uniting public and private sectors in plant breeding.
CIMMYT and WorldVeg in an MoU to enhance sustainable food production, boost youth and women employmentGender equality, youth and social inclusion
Source: Farmers Review Africa ()
CIMMYT, in collaboration with World Vegetable Center, has embarked on a partnership to enhance sustainable food production and employment for youth and women.
Source: Ministerie van Landbouw, Natuur en Voedselkwaliteit (18 Dec 2023)
Source: Khabarhub (10 Dec 2023)
Nepal and CIMMYT sign 10-year pact to improve agriculture, focusing on improved production and markets.
Source: Office of the Governor (1 Dec 2023)
Source: ComDev Asia (26 Nov 2023)
Source: Alliance Bioversity & CIAT (23 Nov 2023)
New partnership between the CGIAR and the British Government.