Study explores how to reduce GHG emissions while supporting food security through nitrogen management
Responses of yields and N₂O emissions to N inputs could be used to design appropriate N management strategies for addressing the dual challenge of food insecurity and climate crisis.
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.
Exploring research-based solutions for the effects of climate change and food system shocks on smallholder farmers and global agrifood systems.
CIMMYT is partnering with GIZ in Zambia to clear hurdles for smallholder farmers to produce fodder at a commercial level.
Register for an online webinar as part of COP27 to learn about the role of genebanks in building climate-resilient supply chains.
CIMMYT and ICAR partner to reward Indian farmers for utilizing climate smart agricultural practices.
A project run by CIMMYT is giving farmers access to demos, field days and seed fairs to improve their understanding of good agronomic practices and improved seed varieties.
The results of the Plan Maíz initiative were presented and, looking ahead, one of the goals is to ensure that 20% of the maize and wheat from this project is sourced through regenerative agriculture practices by 2025 and 50% by 2030.
CIMMYT discovers and validates new science, translates it into innovations, and scales them up for farmers and society.
Using technology often overlooked for analyzing genome qualities, scientists discover wheat landraces with resistance to the impacts of climate change.
Reducing the gender gap in Ethiopian farming households can enhance climate change adaptation by female-headed households by almost 19%.
Source: CGTN (4 Oct 2022)
Climate change, particularly rising temperatures, are impacting on wheat yields. CIMMYT is working to develop new varieties with tolerance to the effects of climate change.
Source: Des Moines Register (25 Sep 2022)
Cary Fowler, US Special Envoy for Global Food Security, mentions CIMMYT as one example of institutions “contributing significantly to global food security.”
CIMMYT’s Board of Trustees were impressed with MasAgro’s outcomes in Mexico and its potential for replication in Africa.
Soil health and water infrastructure measures needed to restore wheat production in Pakistan, in rural communities devastated by major flooding.