China, Pakistan launched joint wheat breeding lab
Source: Gwadar Pro (7 Mar 2023)
A joint lab for molecular breeding wheat research launches, with investment from China, Pakistan and CIMMYT.
Building capacities in genetic resources and seed production strengthens collaboration ties between Guatemala and CIMMYT
More than 20 participants attended the genetic resources and seed production courses delivered by CIMMYT scientists in Antigua, Guatemala.
The importance of germplasm in protecting nature
At COP15, CIMMYT scientists highlighted the significance of DSI in conserving, exploring, and utilizing biodiversity as part of efforts to sustainably nourish the global population in a nature positive manner.
CIMMYT hosts third workshop of the Community of Practice for Latin America and the Caribbean
Colleagues from across Latin America and the Caribbean gather to determine the best ways to preserve germplasm and make use of genetic resources.
Feature: Reciprocal cooperation between China, int’l agricultural research agency safeguards food security
Source: Xinhua News (23 Nov 2022)
Four decades of partnership between China and CIMMYT is supporting global efforts to achieve food security.
FFAR’s food security webinar at COP27 highlights need for genebank collection diversity research
Register for an online webinar as part of COP27 to learn about the role of genebanks in building climate-resilient supply chains.
CIMMYT delivers seed to Svalbard Global Seed Vault
Maize and wheat seeds stored in Svalbard are essential for protecting global biodiversity for future generations.
CIMMYT, AGG wheat experts share latest discoveries at BGRI Technical Workshop
CIMMYT scientists recently joined peers in the international wheat research community to share latest findings, offer updates, and raise compelling questions at the 2021 Borlaug Global Rust Initiative Technical Workshop.
World Health Day 2021
Five CIMMYT solutions for a fairer, healthier world.
Shining a brighter light on adoption and diffusion
Improved maize varieties among top three CGIAR innovations adopted by up to 11 million households in Ethiopia, independent study shows.
Bringing landraces back home, 50 years later
Half a century earlier, scientists collected and preserved samples of maize landraces in Morelos, Mexico. Now, descendants of those farmers were able to get back their ancestral maize seeds and, with them, a piece of their family history.
Prevention is better than cure
Amos Alakonya talks pests, procedure, and why everyone should be concerned about seed health.