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Innovations
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Piloting the system in will begin in 2020, with more advanced functions to follow in the next three years.

Nutrition, health and food security
Videos

Growing the right wheat varieties is necessary to nutritiously feed a growing population in the context of environmental stress.

Innovations
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Experts work together at hackathon to develop Enterprise Breeding System that can serve CGIAR organizations and national agricultural research programs.

Nutrition, health and food security
Publications

Researchers present highlights from 40 years of collaboration on wheat genomics, breeding for disease resistance and quality improvement.

Features

CIMMYT wheat breeder supports smallholder farmers without access to a diversified diet by improving nutritional quality in wheat.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Researchers found farmers who increased both the area growing resistant varieties and the number of wheat varieties grown per season saw the biggest yield increases.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

A demand-driven, multi-lens approach ensures the best maize varieties are available to seed companies and farmers.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

International gathering highlights cutting edge efforts to improve yields, nutrition, and climate change resilience of a globally vital staple food.

Innovations
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The manual covers field site selection, effects of weather, crop management and other factors to standardize the required intensity, timing and uniformity of imposed drought stress during field trials.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Farmers boost their climate resilience and make money as they phase out a 25-year-old maize variety and replace it with drought-tolerant BH661 seeds.

Innovations
Videos

CIMMYT’s five agricultural research stations in Mexico are instrumental for researchers’ work to develop innovative crops and sustainable farming systems worldwide.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Study results underscore the value of CIMMYT’s breeding programs.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

CIMMYT is offering a new set of improved maize hybrids to partners, to scale up production for farmers in these areas.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Toledo’s research is multidisciplinary — it involves genetics and breeding knowledge, as well as statistics and computer science.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

The CGIAR Excellence in Breeding Platform (EiB) is looking to provide matching funding for two projects.