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

Climate change
In the media

Source: Phys.org (16 Jun 2020)

CIMMYT and University of Cordoba studied 54 kinds of wheat to analyze response to high temperatures.

Food security
Features

The introduction of mung bean has transformed rice-wheat food systems in Nepal and has been one of the major successes of the Agronomy and Seed Scaling project.

Climate change
Press releases

Presentations, abstracts and posters of major conference about agricultural production in water-limited environments are available for free.

Innovation and technology
Publications

Zoning study shows the reach of 25 crops in Pakistan.

Health and nutrition
Features

CIMMYT scientist helps breeders meet complex and stringent market demands for high-quality wheat.

Food security
Press releases

Publication analyzes success factors of Wheat Seed Scaling project, which has benefited more than 131,000 rural households in Ethiopia.

Food security
Publications

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

Innovation and technology
Features

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

Food security
Features

Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.

Food security
Videos

Entomologist Punya Nachappa explains wheat curl mites, the impact of climate change and why breeding for host plant resistance is key.

Health and nutrition
Photos

What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?

Climate change
Videos

Climate change will see pests moving countries and continents as conditions become more favorable.

Health and nutrition
Explainers

What they are, why they are important for your health, and how to identify them.

Innovation and technology
Publications

Researchers discuss how phenotyping can assist breeding and make the case for investing in new methodologies.