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Food security
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Source: Gatra (3 Sep 2019)

CIMMYT and the Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development sign MoU.

Food security
In the media

Source: Xinhua News (1 Sep 2019)

CIMMYT scientist says wheat varieties to be released in Kenya have high yields and are resistant to stem rust U99.

Food security
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He was instrumental in preparing and distributing nursery results, which are still used by breeders.

Food security
Features

At the Africa Food Security Leadership Dialogue in Rwanda, experts and policymakers analyzed ways to address the continent’s food security crisis in the face of climate change.

Food security
Features

Halfway into Nepal’s 12-year plan to boost seed systems, partners review progress and plan the best way to meet targets.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: World Grain (13 Aug 2019)

MARPLE diagnostic platform significantly reduces the time to identify strains, which previously took months.

Food security
In the media

Source: Sci Dev Net (12 Aug 2019)

CIMMYT study shows uninterrupted energy and power supplies are critical farming inputs to reduce poverty and food insecurity,

Climate change
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Published in Science, the article provides evidence for national policies that block stubble burning and promote no-till mechanization to manage crop residues.

Food security
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CIMMYT is offering a new set of improved maize hybrids to partners in South and South East Asia and similar agro-ecological zones, to scale up production for farmers in these areas.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Sci Dev Net (31 Jul 2019)

CIMMYT scientists stress the importance of increasing wheat yield and tolerance to drought for a food secure Africa.

Climate change
In the media News

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation (29 Jul 2019)

CIMMYT is working with partners to breed wheat that better copes with heat, to help farmers around the world.

Food security
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In an interview for BBC Newsday, Abeyo explained African countries’ potential to boost wheat production, and how CIMMYT is helping.

Climate change
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In an interview for BBC Newsday, CIMMYT senior scientist Velu Govindan spoke of today’s challenges for wheat breeders.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Dhaka Tribune (24 Jul 2019)

With CIMMYT support, Bangladesh developed blast resistant wheat in the quickest possible time.

Food security
Features

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.