CIMMYT wheat breeder supports smallholder farmers without access to a diversified diet by improving nutritional quality in wheat.
Source: The Economic Times (15 Sep 2019)
CIMMYT has released eleven varieties of nutritious zinc wheat in India.
Researchers urge donor agencies to support the dissemination of new blast-resistant, biofortified wheat in Bangladesh.
New varieties deliver essential micronutrients to those who lack diverse diets.
CIMMYT, HarvestPlus and Semilla Nueva are working together to reduce the country’s levels of malnutrition, through the development and deployment of the world’s first biofortified zinc-enriched maize.
A new zinc-enriched maize variety developed by CIMMYT was released in Colombia to help combat malnutrition in South America.