food systems

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.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

CIMMYT representatives discuss the impact of the pandemic on Mexico and why CIMMYT works towards more resilient agri-food systems with healthier and more prosperous people.

Innovations
News

New testing and learning platform aims to build the knowledge base for trust and transparency technologies in food systems.

In the media

Source: Devex (4 May 2020)

Leaders from CIMMYT, Harvest Plus and Clinton Development Initiative discuss need for smallholder farmers to be resilient against shocks — pandemics, droughts or crop infestations.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Dhaka Tribune (22 Apr 2020)

CGIAR centers recommended Bangladesh to ensure transportation of food and the flow of crucial inputs to farmers through market systems.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Infographics

Global climate frameworks miss the “big picture” on food, say scientists.

Nutrition, health and food security
Videos

Studying changing food consumption patterns in the context of urbanization and economic and population growth helps plan for the future.