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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.

Press releases

The results of the Plan MaĂ­z 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.

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CIMMYT discovers and validates new science, translates it into innovations, and scales them up for farmers and society.

Publications

Using technology often overlooked for analyzing genome qualities, scientists discover wheat landraces with resistance to the impacts of climate change.

Publications

Reducing the gender gap in Ethiopian farming households can enhance climate change adaptation by female-headed households by almost 19%.

In the media

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.

In the media

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.”

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CIMMYT’s Board of Trustees were impressed with MasAgro’s outcomes in Mexico and its potential for replication in Africa.

Publications

Soil health and water infrastructure measures needed to restore wheat production in Pakistan, in rural communities devastated by major flooding.

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Collaborative project between CGIAR research centers aiming to improve food security in South Asia launches in three countries.

Features

CIMMYT and CGIAR scientists develop drought-tolerant maize and use forecast information to prevent the spread of crop diseases.

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CIMMYT Director General Bram Govaerts explains to government and private sector partners how CIMMYT equips farmers to capitalize on new technologies, resulting in climate-smart processes and increased food security.

Features

An article in Amar Ujala in India explores the cross-country collaboration instigated by the Borlaug Institute for South Asia.

In the media

Source: China Minutes (7 Sep 2022)

China is the largest global producer and consumer of wheat. The country’s breeders are developing high quality, high yield varieties, with resistance to the droughts and crop blights that have increased in frequency and spread due to climate change.

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SAWBAR bestowed the Sh. VS Mathur Memorial Award 2022 upon CIMMYT scientist Ravi Singh for his pioneering work to enhance wheat productivity in India.