The Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) is pleased to announce the 2023 Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) Early Career and Mentor awardees, recognizing excellence in science and leadership for a wheat-secure future.
For its first birthday, a co-founder of the Women in Crop Science at CIMMYT, talks about their journey over the past year.
At CIMMYT, our Women in Crop Science network is working to create a more inclusive internal and external environment. Here’s a glimpse of a day in the life of our team.
In an interview with Happy Makuru Daudi, she shares her career journey and why groundnut is a ‘woman’s crop’.
The introduction of new technology has enabled farmers in West Africa to improve the quality and minimize losses of a national staple.
Source: Gates Notes (31 Jan 2023)
Bill Gates reflects on a recent visit to a Kenyan farm to see firsthand the results of work by CIMMYT and CGIAR.
Over the past 12 years, the Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum award has supported 66 early-career women scientists as they build a stronger, more inclusive community of wheat scholars fighting hunger worldwide.
New CIMMYT research sheds light on farmer maize preferences in Ethiopia and western Kenya.
The Global Food Security Forum for Young Scientists, hosted at Huazhong Agricultural University in China and virtually around the world, highlights cutting-edge agricultural research.
Sieglinde Snapp has contributed her approaches to improving inclusivity in the biosciences.
Catch up on presentations from CIMMYT scientists and researchers at COP27, held between November 6-18.
Source: Nature (22 Nov 2022)
Sieglinde Snapp identifies opportunities for improving inclusivity in the biosciences.
The CGIAR Women in Research and Science (WIRES) employee-led resource group recently had a virtual engagement to discuss the progress and new happenings in the group.
For World Food Day, discover how CIMMYT is improving food security, livelihoods and nutrition in South Asia, with support from ACIAR.
High-yielding purple maize, introduced into Peruvian agriculture by Alicia Medina Hoyos, is attracting global attention.