food systems

News

CIMMYT director general urges stronger international cooperation to buffer the shock in food-insecure countries and drive a shift to resilience.

In the media

Source: The Guardian (14 Apr 2022)

“We’ll never get back all the diversity we had before, but the diversity we need is out there,” says Matthew Reynolds, head of wheat physiology at CIMMYT.

News

At lectures at Cornell University, CIMMYT director general calls for quick united action to avert the unfolding food security crisis.

Features

At global climate summit, CIMMYT scientists share adaptation and mitigation solutions for farmers, and call for increased funding for agricultural research.

Features

Sustainable agri-food systems lead to better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better life for all.

Features

CIMMYT and CGIAR contributions to the SDGs highlighted in new campaign.

News

CIMMYT’s MasAgro project acknowledged for promoting sustainable agriculture in new report by The Economist Intelligence Unit.

Press releases

CGIAR centers present methodology for transforming resource-constrained, polluting and vulnerable farming into inclusive, sustainable and resilient food systems that deliver healthy and affordable diets for all within planetary boundaries.

Features

World-renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs joins CIMMYT’s end-of-year event to reflect upon the important tasks CGIAR should undertake in its upcoming 50 years of impact.

News

FAO-led assessment details the pandemic’s impact on agri-food systems in Bangladesh and outlines possible recovery strategies.

Features

As the world becomes increasingly digital, the international agricultural research-for-development sector needs to keep up.

Innovations
Features

The testing and learning platform is working to tackle issues from adulterated seeds to crop residue burning.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

We need to make sure our food systems grow a variety of food to nourish a growing population and sustain the planet.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: All Africa (10 Sep 2020)

African Green Revolution Forum panel discussed and policies to encourage small and medium-enterprise (SME) growth.