World Food Day
Leading Norwich plant scientists call for action to mitigate food crisis
Source: Eastern Daily Press (15 Oct 2022)
A tiered approach is needed to tackle food crises and wheat shortages triggered by the Ukraine-Russia crisis.
CIMMYT delivers seed to Svalbard Global Seed Vault
Maize and wheat seeds stored in Svalbard are essential for protecting global biodiversity for future generations.
Exploring the potential for scaling nutritious cereal-based foods
CIMMYT’s agrifood systems research looks at how to better connect farmers to consumers in a sustainable way, allowing for higher benefits from farming and increased access to nutritious cereal-based food for consumers.
The critical role of smallholder farmers of the Eastern Gangetic Plains in the global food chain
For World Food Day, discover how CIMMYT is improving food security, livelihoods and nutrition in South Asia, with support from ACIAR.
World Food Day 2021: The future of food is in our hands
Sustainable agri-food systems lead to better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better life for all.
World Food Day 2020: Nourishing food systems
We need to make sure our food systems grow a variety of food to nourish a growing population and sustain the planet.
What is sustainable intensification?
Farming method can boost yields, increase farmers’ profits and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Breaking Ground: Isaiah Nyagumbo advances climate-smart technologies to improve smallholder farming systems
Systems agronomist transforms farmers’ livelihoods through improved crop performance and soil health, promoting sustainable techniques that mitigate climate change effects.
Against the grain: New paper reveals the overlooked health benefits of maize and wheat
Cereals offer greater health and nutrition benefits than commonly acknowledged, despite often being considered ‘nutrient-poor’, say scientists.
The cereals imperative of future food systems
The world urgently needs a transformation of the global food system, leading to healthier diets for all and a drastic reduction in agriculture’s environmental impact. The major cereal grains must play a central role in this new revolution for the benefit of the world’s poorest people.
Ten things you should know about maize and wheat
Can you imagine a world without maize and wheat? We can’t!