Source: Nexus Media (12 Dec 2019)
The CIMMYT germplasm bank preserves the seeds of maize varieties from all over the world, including landraces very valuable to farmers.
Soil conservation means food security for farmers in Malawi.
Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.
A new series of infographics outlines the challenges that must be addressed in order to scale adoption of climate-smart agriculture practices in southern Africa.
Recent impact studies in Uganda and Zambia show that farmers adopting drought-tolerant maize increased their yields significantly and reduced risks of crop failure.
A step towards food security: German and Mexican researchers working jointly on the wheat of tomorrow
Source: Kooperation International (25 Nov 2019)
CIMMYT and the Julius Kühn Institute signed a Declaration of Intent to intensify joint research on disease-resistant and stress-tolerant wheat.
Nepal boosts domestic maize hybrid seed production.
Smallholders in India’s Karnataka state get higher yields from drought- and heat-tolerant maize.
Source: All Africa (16 Nov 2019)
CIMMYT, EIAR and partners launched a digital agro-climate advisory platform.
Source: L'Economiste (5 Nov 2019)
CIMMYT, ICARDA and the Adaptation of African Agriculture Initiative join forces to prevent small farmers from suffering the effects of climate change.
The 2019 Borlaug Dialogue explored solutions to feed the planet sustainably in the face of conflict and climate change.
Source: Milenio (21 Oct 2019)
MasAgro is supporting conservation agriculture and the sustainable production of maize in Mexico.
Mexico’s agriculture secretary calls for an integrated approach to reach the Sustainable Development Goals
Villalobos highlights the importance of improving food systems and agriculture to fight violence and forced migration.
Global conference will serve as forum for collaboration on crop production in water-limited environments.
Source: Oskaloosa Herald (30 Sep 2019)
This year’s speaker is Bram Govaerts, the global Director Innovative Business Strategies at CIMMYT.