New partnership announced to protect Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique by improving agricultural livelihoods and crop systemsEnvironmental health and biodiversity
GRP and CIMMYT signed up cooperation framework at Borlaug Dialogue organized by the World Food Prize Foundation.
Source: Medium (30 Oct 2023)
Sainsbury Lab, John Innes Centre and 21 institutes, led by CIMMYT, join forces to monitor plant pathogens and improve wheat productivity in East Africa and South Asia.
Source: Progressive Farmer (25 Oct 2023)
Bram Govaerts, CIMMYT director general, emphasized the global impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on agriculture and the link between peace and food production.
Source: Farm Kenya (19 Oct 2023)
Experts are now turning to millet as a leading solution to combat rising obesity rates and improve nutrition in Kenya.
CIMMYT presents its 2022 Annual Report.
As the world faces food insecurity and malnutrition fueled by a changing climate, experts reveal that millets, a valuable nutritious and climate-resilient food source, offer an opportunity to enhance sustainable food production and transform food systems.
Source: Grain Central (26 Sep 2023)
Breeding and seed technology is an important part of the partnerships that will continue to foster thriving markets.
Source: Quartz (20 Sep 2023)
As hotter temperatures and drought become the norm in places used to growing wheat, CIMMYT is working to face new and ongoing challenges to develop a more climate resilient wheat.
Source: China Today (19 Sep 2023)
Former CIMMYT’s director general (2008-2016), Dr. Thomas A. Lumpkin, talks about climate change, international cooperation and the future of food security.
The world must act to avert a climate-induced food shortage, cautions Cary Fowler. CIMMYT has a strategy to strengthen agrifood systems.Climate adaptation and mitigation
Cary Fowler, U.S. special envoy for food security, warns of dire consequences if the international community fails to act to mitigate climate change impacts on agrifood systems. The CIMMYT 2030 Strategy holds the approach to respond and mitigate some of the worst effects of this looming crisis.
A village in the Indian state of Bihar boasts 100% zero-till technology adoption, helping improve agriculture production and climate change mitigation.
CIMMYT highlights the value of neglected crops in Latin America through new methodologies and initiatives.
Source: Mongabay (28 Aug 2023)
CIMMYT research, Prasanna Boddupalli, emphasise the importance of reorienting food production systems and agricultural policy across the Congo Basin.
Supporting a gradual, step-wise adoption of conservation agriculture — along with livestock and residue management, use of new crops and improved varieties, and appropriate mechanization — appears promising.
The Mexican government-supported research-for-rural development initiative MasAgro has raised maize and wheat yields and farm profitability while mitigating farmers’ risk and agriculture’s ecological and climate impacts.