CIMMYT Director General, Bram Govaerts, emphasizes the global food security challenges and applauds China’s efforts to address them.
Source: Quartz (20 Sep 2023)
As hotter temperatures and drought become the norm in places used to growing wheat, CIMMYT is working to face new and ongoing challenges to develop a more climate resilient wheat.
Seven founding partners introduced Ag4Peace, a new initiative that aims to build resilient food systems and improve livelihoods and diets in low- and middle-income countries.
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.
Wheat experts gather at the Second International Wheat Congress to discuss resilience and sustainability, aiming to increase collaboration in the advancement of the crop.
CIMMYT explains how the world can protect agrifood systems from market shocks, such as the conflict in Ukraine, to prevent food insecurity.
Source: The Hindu (2 Sep 2022)
Food systems are under pressure due to climate change, COVID-19 and the conflict between Ukraine and Russia, which is highlighting the need for more resilient global systems.
The Global Farmer Network share their perspective on the challenges facing farmers and global food security.
As the Russia-Ukraine conflict continues, practical actions now can build food system resilience.
At lectures at Cornell University, CIMMYT director general calls for quick united action to avert the unfolding food security crisis.
Source: Newsweek (30 Dec 2021)
The best protection is actually reducing food system risks by building food system resilience against shocks.
The number of the world’s hungry could double and trade restrictions will harm food importing nations, experts say.