whole grains

In the media

Source: Baking Business (16 Nov 2022)

At Cereals & Grains 22, Bram Govaerts, Director General of CIMMYT, explains the activity needed to adapt agriculture to the impact of climate change.

In the media

Source: The Hindu (2 Sep 2022)

Food systems are under pressure due to climate change, COVID-19 and the conflict between Ukraine and Russia, which is highlighting the need for more resilient global systems.


Don’t discount the contribution cereals can make to combatting micronutrient malnutrition, say researchers.

In the media

Source: The Conversation (15 Mar 2021)

By changing the way cereals are produced, processed and consumed, it’s possible to harness their benefits to improve diets around the world.


Celebrating whole grains as an integral part of healthy, sustainable — and delicious — diets.


CIMMYT maize and wheat quality experts explain the importance of whole grains for healthy diets.

Press releases

Cereals offer greater health and nutrition benefits than commonly acknowledged, despite often being considered ‘nutrient-poor’, say scientists.


What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?


What they are, why they are important for your health, and how to identify them.

Press releases

Review indicates positive health impacts from diverse diets that include not more than 50% carbohydrates and the right mix of grain-based foods.


People who eat whole grain foods have a lower risk of almost all chronic diseases and are less likely to gain weight as they age, according to nutritionist Julie Miller Jones.