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Food security
In the media

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation (9 Mar 2020)

Effective pest management is the responsibility of farmers and scientists.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Our climate change-ravaged food systems cannot wait for the gradual progress of gender quality.

Food security
In the media

Source: Maclean's (6 Mar 2020)

Preserving ancient maize landraces in Mexico is key for biodiversity, food security and future sustainability.

Food security
Videos

Studying changing food consumption patterns in the context of urbanization and economic and population growth helps plan for the future.

Food security
Videos

Half a century earlier, scientists collected and preserved samples of maize landraces in Morelos, Mexico. Now, descendants of those farmers were able to get back their ancestral maize seeds and, with them, a piece of their family history.

Food security
In the media

Source: Dawn (9 Feb 2020)

Climate change threatens wheat yields in South Asia.

Food security
In the media

Source: Dawn (6 Feb 2020)

CIMMYT warns wheat-growing farmers in Pakistan to watch for yellow rust disease.

Innovation and technology
News

New maize varieties to bolster seed sector and enhance farm productivity.

Food security
Press releases

New research recommends targeted assistance and engagement with small farmers in rural Guatemala to improve livelihoods and reduce migration pressures.

Food security
In the media

Source: Times of India (31 Jan 2020)

New seed will withstand drought conditions and natural calamities.

Food security
In the media

Source: Excelsior (26 Jan 2020)

CIMMYT germplasm bank samples are the basis for development of new maize seeds used in the MasAgro Program.

Food security
In the media

Source: Bloomberg (25 Jan 2020)

CIMMYT agricultural economist Hugo De Groote notes need to monitor locusts to ensure swarms don’t threaten crops.

Food security
Features

Public and private partners join forces to mitigate voracious pest.

Food security
Videos

Growing the right wheat varieties is necessary to nutritiously feed a growing population in the context of environmental stress.

Innovation and technology
Features

Researchers share their work translating the latest molecular research into breeding solutions for better maize and wheat varieties.