Green Revolution

Features

New research uncovers long-term impacts of Green Revolution era productivity, points out lessons for today.

In the media

Source: The New Yorker (6 Dec 2021)

A new article in the New Yorker praises the cutting-edge technology CIMMYT, CGIAR and other scientists are developing to produce a second Green Revolution that doesn’t repeat the mistakes of the first, putting the experiences and challenges of farmers at the heart of it.

In the media

Source: Genetic Literacy Project (5 May 2021)

This tribute to the life and work of Sanjaya Rajaram also flags CIMMYT’s contribution to improving livelihoods and fostering more productive sustainable maize and wheat farming.

Explainers

The most essential nutrient in global crop production is also one of the most challenging to work with.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Dawn (9 Feb 2020)

Climate change threatens wheat yields in South Asia.

Nutrition, health and food security
Videos

BBC radio show Witness History focuses on the life and work of Norman Borlaug.

Nutrition, health and food security
Videos

The Green Revolution saved millions of lives across Asia and led to CIMMYT’s Norman Borlaug receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.