Source: China Today (19 Sep 2023)
Former CIMMYT’s director general (2008-2016), Dr. Thomas A. Lumpkin, talks about climate change, international cooperation and the future of food security.
The world must act to avert a climate-induced food shortage, cautions Cary Fowler. CIMMYT has a strategy to strengthen agrifood systems.
Cary Fowler, U.S. special envoy for food security, warns of dire consequences if the international community fails to act to mitigate climate change impacts on agrifood systems. The CIMMYT 2030 Strategy holds the approach to respond and mitigate some of the worst effects of this looming crisis.
Unveiling the Nexus between Agrifood Systems and Climate Change: Harvesting insights from latest IPCC report
Facilitating collaborations and partnerships to advance research and development efforts to advance food security and mitigate climate change.
Through its work in South Asia, TAFSSA contributes to developing more sustainable and equitable agrifood systems for smallholder farmers in the region.
Forging scaling partnerships in Latin America: Scaling specialists meet to strengthen future collaborations and learn from past experiences
Scaling specialists from around the world met in Texcoco to reflect on their scaling work in Latin America towards sustainable agri-food systems.
CIMMYT’s efforts to align with FAO recommendations to strengthen women’s roles in food systems.
Source: South China Morning Post (18 Dec 2022)
CGIAR scientists share the importance of testing new research models for integrated aquatic and terrestrial production systems.
Exploring research-based solutions for the effects of climate change and food system shocks on smallholder farmers and global agrifood systems.
Source: Eastern Daily Press (15 Oct 2022)
A tiered approach is needed to tackle food crises and wheat shortages triggered by the Ukraine-Russia crisis.
CIMMYT’s agrifood systems research looks at how to better connect farmers to consumers in a sustainable way, allowing for higher benefits from farming and increased access to nutritious cereal-based food for consumers.
CIMMYT explains how the world can protect agrifood systems from market shocks, such as the conflict in Ukraine, to prevent food insecurity.
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.
Collaborative project between CGIAR research centers aiming to improve food security in South Asia launches in three countries.