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Source: Popular Science (8 Apr 2019)

CIMMYT wheat breeder Karim Ammar and collaborators are sequencing different strains of durum wheat to compare properties.

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Feeding the world’s population is only part of the challenge — we must also strive for higher-quality, more nutritious crops.

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On World Health Day, we are sharing five stories showing how CIMMYT is combatting hidden hunger and how agricultural research and innovation leads to healthier families, improved livelihoods and a healthier planet.

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CIMMYT was invited to discuss the findings of the EAT-Lancet Commission report and its implications for Mexico.

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Government officials, researchers and experts developed a list of recommendations going forward.

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The developing world’s appetite for wheat is growing swiftly, driven in part by rising incomes, rapid urbanization and the expansion of families where both spouses work outside the house.

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EAT-Lancet Commission offers a roadmap for a global food system that provides a healthy, sustainable diet for the world’s 10 billion people by 2050.

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In 2018, we published more than 200 stories related to maize and wheat science around the world. Here are some of our favorites.

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Conservation agriculture has potential to conserve soils, improve yields and limit environmental impacts.

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More productive, resilient varieties for thousands of farmers

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CIMMYT economist Jason Donovan discusses the role of seed companies and food markets.

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Experts discuss agricultural research and food security at the 2018 Borlaug Dialogue.

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Find out how CIMMYT researchers are helping Mexican farmers tap into emerging markets for blue maize.

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There are now 290 new varieties of 12 biofortified crops – including maize, wheat and potatoes – being grown in 60 countries, reaching an estimated 10 million farming households.

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With this award, food and agriculture leaders highlight the importance of linking food production and nutrition.