El Niño

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: Top African News ()

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and CIMMYT emphasize the need for continued research and efforts to understand the variation in El Niño impacts on maize yields in southern Africa.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: Mexico Business News (1 Aug 2023)

El Niño is here. In a recent op-ed, Bram Govaerts, CIMMYT director general, lays out action steps to mitigate El Niño’s effects on the agrifood systems that sustain livelihoods in the Global South.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Press releases

Government support vital for deploying climate-resilient seeds and practices, say agriculture experts

Capacity development
Blogs

In southern Africa close to 50 million people are projected to be affected by droughts caused by the current El Niño, write CIMMYT scientists.