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Food security
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The work of laureate Simon N. Groot has helped smallholder farmers to enhance vegetable production and has improved the diets of millions.

Innovation and technology
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New study provides an extensive field-test validation of existing genetic markers for thousand grain weight; finds both surprises and promising results.

Capacity development
Features

Seven young farmers, researchers and activists are advancing change, innovation and research in their communities.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

Researchers argue data from small satellites can help target agricultural interventions to locations where impact will be greatest.

Innovation and technology
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Using existing sources of information, quantifying soil organic carbon would be a first step to increasing it, a crucial way to support climate change mitigation and agricultural resilience.

Innovation and technology
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CIMMYT’s work featured on the Counting on the World to Act report, produced by SDSN and TReNDS.

Food security
In the media

Source: Aftenposten (24 Sep 2019)

CIMMYT’s plant breeding contributes to climate resilience of crops around the world.

Climate change
In the media

Source: The Third Pole (23 Sep 2019)

CIMMYT, ICIMOD and partners launched a Regional Drought Monitoring and Outlook System for South Asia.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

Scientists identified significant new chromosomal regions for wheat yield and disease resistance, which will speed up global breeding efforts.

Innovation and technology
Features

This tool allows to identify varieties used by farmers and to track the adoption and impact of improved crops.

Gender and social inclusion
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An alternative conceptual framework uses a process-oriented approach to understand technological change that focuses more on the agency of different social actors in the agricultural system.

Innovation and technology
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Bottlenecks between basic and applied plant science jeopardize life-saving crop improvements.

Innovation and technology
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New paper outlines potential uses of genetic engineering technologies to address problems that affect resource-poor farmers and consumers.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

New study shows that improved bread wheat varieties obtained from crosses of durum wheat and goat grass are helping to ensure the crop’s future.

Innovation and technology
News

New leaflet highlights digital innovations for Africa as researchers share insights at the African Green Revolution Forum 2019.