Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

The Sustainable Development Goals or Global Goals are a collection of 17 interlinked goals designed to be a “blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all”. The SDGs were set in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly and are intended to be achieved by the year 2030.
https://sdgs.un.org/goals

Blogs

Understanding the relationship between climate change and plant health is key to conserving biodiversity and boosting food production today and for future generations.

News

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

Martin Kropff sits down with scientists involved in maize breeding, wheat quality and crop data to discuss their successes and passion behind the work that they do to help CIMMYT and CGIAR reach the Sustainable Development Goals.

Blogs

Don’t underestimate the crucial role nitrogen plays in cereal-based agroecosystems and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

News

An expansive new review seeks out the key drivers of climate-resilient crop adoption to mobilize decades of scientific and development research towards the eradication of hunger by 2030.

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.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: The Hindu Business Line (17 Apr 2020)

New study in India reports conservation agriculture increases crop yield and income, reduces the use of natural resources, and offers climate benefits.

Innovations
Publications

Paper describes mindset and skills required to go from pilot project to sustainable systemic change at scale.

News

EAT-Lancet Commission offers a roadmap for a global food system that provides a healthy, sustainable diet for the world’s 10 billion people by 2050.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

The initiative will serve to develop comprehensive soil information at scale for the states of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Odisha

News

Food and agriculture have the potential to be major drivers in helping achieve the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, but are currently underutilized, say experts.