In demonstration plots in Kenya, smallholder farmers evaluate and rank maize varieties according to their preferred traits — a feedback that is crucial to CIMMYT’s maize breeding work.
More than 800 global experts will gather in Saskatoon to strategize on ways to meet projected nutritional needs of 60% more people by 2050.
Rising populations will squeeze food systems worldwide. Science and partnerships can help.
Farmers boost their climate resilience and make money as they phase out a 25-year-old maize variety and replace it with drought-tolerant BH661 seeds.
In a blog post and video, Gates highlights the “essential” role of CIMMYT and other CGIAR research centers in “feeding our future.”
CIMMYT’s five agricultural research stations in Mexico are instrumental for researchers’ work to develop innovative crops and sustainable farming systems worldwide.
Byerlee named Officer of the Order of Australia for his distinguished service to sustainable development, poverty reduction, and food security.
Policies and technologies key to sustainable development in India’s breadbasket.
Source: Kenya News Agency (27 Jun 2019)
CIMMYT’s Stephen Mugo suggests early planting, intercropping and other methods.
Open to young women and men under 35 who are implementing innovations in Latin American maize-based agri-food systems.
Palmer made key contributions in applied science to fight hunger and improve livelihoods in the 20th Century.
Study results underscore the value of CIMMYT’s breeding programs.
Researchers urge donor agencies to support the dissemination of new blast-resistant, biofortified wheat in Bangladesh.
Source: Physics World (25 Jun 2019)
A CGIAR and CIMMYT study suggests that some countries and crops are more vulnerable to the effects of climate change than others.
Harnessing the power of partnerships and innovation.