News

In the media

Source: The Tribune India (2 Sep 2022)

Bram Govaerts, CIMMYT Director General, calls for greater collaboration to address global food security challenges.

In the media

Source: Face2News (3 Sep 2022)

Opportunities for crop diversification and improved water usage are key topics between Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and CIMMYT Director General Bram Govaerts at a recent meeting in India.

News

CGIAR research centers are combining expertise and resource to increase farmers’ yields in a sustainable way and build risk resilience against climate change.

Publications

Climate-food systems research at CIMMYT is informing the decisions of key actors from the scientific, development, and public policy communities.

News

There is no universal model for successfully delivering climate-smart agriculture. But the AICCRA experience in Ethiopia shows how engaging changemakers can reveal effective, inclusive, and localized ways to make farming communities more resilient to climate change.

Publications

CIMMYT scientists seek alternatives to synthetic nitrogen using biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) in order to reduce a significant driver of climate change.

Publications

Over three consecutive years, researchers study conservation agriculture conditions in under-developed coastal environments in South Asia.

Press releases

Dr Alison Bentley leads the Global Wheat Program at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and will be addressing the Crawford Fund’s international conference Celebrating Agriculture for Development – Outcomes, Impacts and the Way Ahead this week in Parliament House, Canberra.

In the media

Source: The Kathmandu Post (6 Aug 2022)

Climate-resilient seeds can help sustain Nepal’s agricultural productivity and crop development, experts say.

Publications

This metagenomics study examines how application of organic material alters soil microbial populations and functionality in soil from permanent beds with residue retention.

Features

CIMMYT supports practical solutions to the ongoing global wheat crisis by understanding consumer acceptance of foods baked from blended wheat flour.

News

The G20 Foreign Ministers’ meeting held on July 7-8 in Bali saw Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, highlight support for CGIAR as part of a proposed cooperation initiative to boost global food security.

News

Collaboration between two CGIAR centers emphasizes opportunities for collaboration between agricultural researchers that could prove vital in the fight to establish food security.

In the media

Source: Xinhua News (14 Jul 2022)

A letter of cooperation has been signed in China to signal the start of a new partnership aiming to meet the global challenge of climate change and ensure food security.

Blogs

Afghan farmers need varieties with improved traits such as heat and drought resilience, incorporating functional variation from existing landrace collections.