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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.

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

Climate adaptation and mitigation
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.

Capacity development
Blogs

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

Climate adaptation and mitigation
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Assessment of floods in Nepal in October of 2021, which affected seed availability, give clues about actions to mitigate the impact of similar climate shocks on smallholder farmers.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Publications

A team of researchers activates vegetative storage proteins in maize leaves, to stockpile nitrogen reserves for release when plants are hit by drought.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Faced with dramatic biodiversity loss and a growing population, should farmers “share” or “spare” land? Agricultural scientists weigh in, yielding a new perspective.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: The Guardian (12 Jun 2022)

CIMMYT scientists are using the biodiversity of forgotten wheat varieties from across the world to find those with heat- and drought-tolerant traits.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Blogs

Urgent action is required to mitigate effects of temperature extremes in South Asia, which threaten wheat production and human health.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
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The new AgriLAC Resiliente Initiative will increase resilience, ecosystem services and the competitiveness of agrifood innovation systems in the region.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
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The Ukama Ustawi Initiative will help millions of vulnerable smallholders in 12 countries transition from maize-mixed systems to sustainably intensified, diversified, and de-risked agrifood systems.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
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Local authorities praised Head of Global Wheat Improvement Ravi Singh for his contribution to the state’s agricultural development.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
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The new HAFIZ project will increase access to mechanization and promote conservation agriculture practices.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
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Documentary features CIMMYT and Alliance scientists contributing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
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At lectures at Cornell University, CIMMYT director general calls for quick united action to avert the unfolding food security crisis.