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CIMMYT participated in the 2018 Borlaug Dialogue and World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. The theme of the 2018 Borlaug Dialogue, Rise to the Challenge, explored the massive effort to feed more than 9 billion people by 2050.

Inspiring millennials to focus on food security: The power of mentorship

November 12, 2018

As part of their education, students worldwide learn about the formidable challenges their generation faces, including food shortages, climate change, and degrading soil health. Mentors and educators …


To feed the world, take the science to the farmer

October 25, 2018

Experts discuss agricultural research and food security at the 2018 Borlaug Dialogue DES MOINES (Iowa) — Hundreds of food and agriculture leaders from around the world gathered last week in Iowa, USA, …


Fall armyworm on the agenda at the 2018 Borlaug Dialogue

October 25, 2018

DES MOINES (Iowa) — At the plenary of the 2018 Borlaug Dialogue, a global panel of experts gave an overview of the origins of the fall armyworm, how it is spreading around the world, and how governmen …


2018 World Food Prize recognizes action to improve child nutrition

October 18, 2018

DES MOINES (Iowa) — As winners of the 2018 World Food Prize, Lawrence Haddad and David Nabarro are being recognized today for their individual work in unifying global nutrition efforts and reducing ch …


CIMMYT has key role to address global nutrition challenges, says maize quality specialist

October 15, 2018

Natalia Palacios, CIMMYT maize quality specialist, spearheads the center’s work to raise the nutritional value of maize-based foods. Exposure to more frequent and intense climate extremes is threateni …


CIMMYT at the World Food Prize and 2018 Borlaug Dialogue

October 15, 2018

CIMMYT will participate in the 2018 Borlaug Dialogue and World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. The theme of the 2018 Borlaug Dialogue, Rise to the Challenge, explores the massive effort to feed 9 …


Cobs & Spikes podcast: Matthew Rouse discusses research on wheat diseases

October 12, 2018

This week the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) launched a new podcast: Cobs & Spikes. This is a space where we’re going to break down complex science into bite-sized, audi …


CIMMYT collaborator wins Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application

September 4, 2018

Matthew Rouse, a researcher with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS), has been named the winner of the 2018 Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research a …