food systems

Features

CIMMYT’s agrifood systems research looks at how to better connect farmers to consumers in a sustainable way, allowing for higher benefits from farming and increased access to nutritious cereal-based food for consumers.

In the media

Source: The Tribune India (2 Sep 2022)

Bram Govaerts, CIMMYT Director General, calls for greater collaboration to address global food security challenges.

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.

Publications

The current focus in nutritional circles on micronutrient malnutrition and unhealthy eating habits has raised questions about continuing to invest in research on energy-rich cereal crops and related farming systems.

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.