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Premised on sharing best practices and charting a way forward towards harnessing appropriate scale mechanization, CIMMYT led an engaging meeting with key stakeholders in Zambia.

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Source: DownToEarth ()

CIMMYT’s study warns that climate change could cause wheat blast to reduce global wheat yields by 13% by 2050.

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Genetic trials in the region will continue throughout 2024 and 2025 to establish a baseline for genetic gains and to enable the assessment of the breeding pipeline’s progress in the coming years.

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AID-I conducted a community sensitization to connect Zambian farmers with existing mobile networks that provide agricultural and climate data.

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CIMMYT has introduced 20 heat-resistant maize hybrids in South Asia, including Pakistan, to boost resilience against climate change and support smallholder farmers.

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A workshop brings together scientists to share the latest innovations in conservation agriculture to benefit smallholder farmers and reduce the effects of climate change on food production.

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CIMMYT promoted ways to lessen climate shocks, especially for smallholder farmers who inordinately suffer the effects of climate change, including rising temperatures and extended droughts.

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Source: The New Yorker ()

Researchers, including Sieg Snapp from CIMMYT, are pioneering crops that fertilize themselves by harnessing atmospheric nitrogen.

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CIMMYT and partners are spearheading the adoption of high-yielding millet varieties to boost food security and tackle climate change.

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A workshop to help tackle climate challenges faced by Mutoko farmers generated significant interest among farmers and stakeholders to work towards sustainable approaches.

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Source: Zimbabwe Independent ()

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CIMMYT’s systematic and targeted breeding strategy in South Asia helped develop 20 high yielding and heat-stress tolerant maize hybrids. The ongoing efforts strengthens the livelihood of farm families who are highly vulnerable to climate change in the Asian tropics.

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Climate change: fungal disease endangers wheat production.

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Source: CGIAR ()

CIMMYT contributes significantly to the global Excellence in Agronomy Initiative, focusing on sustainable agriculture and climate adaptation.

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Soybean production in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to grow by over 2% per annum to meet the increasing demand. However, as production increases, significant challenges caused by diseases, pests, declining soil fertility, and other abiotic factors remain.