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Innovation and technology
Press releases

New research describes a revolutionary early warning system that can predict and mitigate wheat rust diseases in Ethiopia.

Health and nutrition
Features

CIMMYT wheat breeder supports smallholder farmers without access to a diversified diet by improving nutritional quality in wheat.

Innovation and technology
News

Changing farming technologies requires systemic change, argues Lennart Woltering in new article.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Donne del Food (16 Oct 2019)

Study by CIMMYT, Stanford and Cornell shows microsatellites can contribute to sustainable increase of food production.

Food security
News

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

Food security
In the media

Source: Science Daily (15 Oct 2019)

Study demonstrates the effectiveness of genomic selection in a wheat improvement program.

Innovation and technology
News

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.

Food security
In the media

Source: Oskaloosa Herald (30 Sep 2019)

This year’s speaker is Bram Govaerts, the global Director Innovative Business Strategies at CIMMYT.

Innovation and technology
News

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
News

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.