climate change

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tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Source: DownToEarth ()

CIMMYT’s study warns that climate change could cause wheat blast to reduce global wheat yields by 13% by 2050.

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CIMMYT has introduced 20 heat-resistant maize hybrids in South Asia, including Pakistan, to boost resilience against climate change and support smallholder farmers.

News

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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.

News

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CIMMYT and partners are spearheading the adoption of high-yielding millet varieties to boost food security and tackle climate change.

Blogs

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CIMMYT’s systematic and targeted breeding strategy in South Asia helped develop 20 high yielding and heat-stress tolerant maize hybrids. The ongoing efforts strengthens the livelihood of farm families who are highly vulnerable to climate change in the Asian tropics.

News Press releases

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Climate change: fungal disease endangers wheat production.

Projects

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Agricultural Economist
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tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Source: Technology Works (18 Dec 2023)

Kevin Pixley explores the impact of genetic engineering on resilient crop varieties

Publications

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Warming nights due to climate change are affecting wheat crops, including traditionally heat-tolerant varieties, according to a study by CIMMYT researchers. The findings underscore the need to take nighttime conditions into account when breeding resilient crop.

Projects

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Source: The Free Library (22 Nov 2023)

The LIPS-ZIM program to enhance livestock productivity and control diseases affecting smallholder farmers.