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Former director of the Global Wheat Program positioned CIMMYT as the leading international research-for-development and breeding organization for wheat.

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CIMMYT researchers and partners are applying genomics, remote sensing and big data analysis to fortify the crop against climate-related stresses.

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Webinar series from CGIAR examines the components of the crop supply chain, as part of the International Year of Plant Health.

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CIMMYT system economist explores ways to streamline smallholder farming systems through mechanization, gender equity and conservation agriculture.

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Researchers join government officials and other stakeholders to discuss collaborative research and development activities in Bangladesh.

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World-renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs joins CIMMYT’s end-of-year event to reflect upon the important tasks CGIAR should undertake in its upcoming 50 years of impact.

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Improved maize varieties among top three CGIAR innovations adopted by up to 11 million households in Ethiopia, independent study shows.

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CIMMYT, the Government of Mexico and the Nobel Peace Center celebrate the 50-year anniversary of Norman Borlaug’s Nobel Peace Prize.

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This year, we published more than 250 stories related to maize and wheat science around the world. Here are some of our favorites.

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Longtime CIMMYT collaborator Ruth Wanyera nears retirement from an honorable and decorated career in wheat research.

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A special event will make a global call to action: to develop a transformational response of agriculture for peace.

Explainers

The most essential nutrient in global crop production is also one of the most challenging to work with.

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Philip Pardey discusses the importance of collaboration between national research systems and CGIAR, and why investment in agricultural research and development is needed now more than ever.

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Global Wheat Program director Hans Braun retires, leaving behind a legacy of strong leadership and wheat for millions.

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Seed fair in Masvingo, Zimbabwe — the first of its kind — increases smallholder access to stress tolerant varieties and knowledge on climate-smart technologies.