News

Food security
In the media

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.

Climate change
News

Nepal boosts domestic maize hybrid seed production.

Food security
News

Smallholders in India’s Karnataka state get higher yields from drought- and heat-tolerant maize.

Climate change
In the media

Source: All Africa (16 Nov 2019)

CIMMYT, EIAR and partners launched a digital agro-climate advisory platform.

Climate change
In the media

Source: The Reporter (16 Nov 2019)

New platform will put resilience at the center of livelihoods in response to rising populations, growing food demand and ecological crisis.

Climate change
In the media

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.

Food security
Features

The 2019 Borlaug Dialogue explored solutions to feed the planet sustainably in the face of conflict and climate change.

Food security
In the media

Source: Milenio (21 Oct 2019)

MasAgro is supporting conservation agriculture and the sustainable production of maize in Mexico.

Climate change
News

Villalobos highlights the importance of improving food systems and agriculture to fight violence and forced migration.

Climate change
News

Global conference will serve as forum for collaboration on crop production in water-limited environments.

Food security
In the media

Source: Oskaloosa Herald (30 Sep 2019)

This year’s speaker is Bram Govaerts, the global Director Innovative Business Strategies at CIMMYT.

Innovation and technology
News

Using existing sources of information, quantifying soil organic carbon would be a first step to increasing it, a crucial way to support climate change mitigation and agricultural resilience.

Climate change
Features

CIMMYT maize physiologist supports development of new climate-resilient maize varieties that help resource-poor Asian farmers protect their food and income security.

Climate change
In the media

Source: The Third Pole (23 Sep 2019)

CIMMYT, ICIMOD and partners launched a Regional Drought Monitoring and Outlook System for South Asia.

Climate change
Features

A recent study from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) shows that conservation agriculture and other climate-smart technologies are increasing yields and farmer resilience amidst drought episodes in southern Africa.