Startups, nonprofits race to unlock Africa’s agricultural potential as millions face food crisis and droughtsNutrition, health and food security
Source: The Nairobi Law Monthly (9 May 2023)
Civil society actors are stepping up to strengthen Africa’s potential to prevent greater food insecurity and regional instability caused by climate impacts.
Smart smallholder fertilizer management practices to address food security and climate change.
Source: The EastAfrican (3 May 2023)
CIMMYT commits to scaling-up millet cultivation and further promoting technologies that encourage millet consumption and other dryland cereal crops.
Source: Seed Quest (3 May 2023)
The TELA maize project has protected smallholder farmers from Stem-borer and Fall Armyworm through resistant maize varieties. As part of the project’s fifth year, the AATF has restated its commitment to developing transgenic drought-tolerant and insect-protected maize varieties.
Source: Global Citizen (21 Apr 2023)
CIMMYT gender research helps the Agrovita program, a collaboration between PepsiCo and Proforest, a UK-based agriculture non-profit, to design and promote gender sensitive training programs for smallholder cacao farmers in Tabasco and Chiapas, Mexico.
20 years of rigorous scientific research.
HeDWIC and FFAR awarded grants to five wheat research projects in 2022 to protect the crop from climate change and other threats.
CIMMYT endorses and implements expert recommendations to drive the transformation towards Zero Hunger by 2050Nutrition, health and food security
A new paper published today by experts at The Chicago Council of Global Affairs identifies the three main obstacles to global food systems transformation and hunger eradication by 2050.
CIMMYT experts collaborate with private sector to propel improved variety adoption in Malawi.
Drought-tolerant maize seed thrives in Zambia through partnerships with the private sector.
CIMMYT-led event bringing private sector and government together is a success story of the power of collaboration.
Scientists and stakeholders in Africa are co-designing a network approach to improve and expand dryland crops value chains in the continent.
Source: Gwadar Pro (7 Mar 2023)
A joint lab for molecular breeding wheat research launches, with investment from China, Pakistan and CIMMYT.