World Food Day

Features

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Building on a partnership spanning more than five decades, Indian and CIMMYT wheat scientists, policymakers and farmers forge a transformation path, applying innovations that ensure national food security and resource conservation.

In the media

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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.

News

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Maize and wheat seeds stored in Svalbard are essential for protecting global biodiversity for future generations.

Features

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CIMMYT鈥檚 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.

Features

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For World Food Day, discover how CIMMYT is improving food security, livelihoods and nutrition in South Asia, with support from ACIAR.

Features

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Sustainable agri-food systems lead to better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better life for all.

Features

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We need to make sure our food systems grow a variety of food to nourish a growing population and sustain the planet.

Explainers

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Farming method can boost yields, increase farmers鈥 profits and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Features

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Systems agronomist transforms farmers’ livelihoods through improved crop performance and soil health, promoting sustainable techniques that mitigate climate change effects.

Press releases

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Cereals offer greater health and nutrition benefits than commonly acknowledged, despite often being considered 鈥榥utrient-poor鈥, say scientists.

Features

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The world urgently needs a transformation of the global food system, leading to healthier diets for all and a drastic reduction in agriculture鈥檚 environmental impact. The major cereal grains must play a central role in this new revolution for the benefit of the world鈥檚 poorest people.

Features

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Can you imagine a world without maize and wheat? We can鈥檛!