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AVISA Farmers’ Hub initiative aims to empower local farmers, enhancing food security and agricultural development in North Central Nigeria.

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Source: The Horn (14 Nov 2023)

CIMMYT scientist, Kindie Tesfaye highlights the role of user-centric climate information services and advisories in empowering farmers.

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Source: China Daily (15 Nov 2023)

CIMMYT Director General, Bram Govaerts, praises China’s substantial investment in science and technology for food security.

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Source: Ukr Agroconsult (1 Nov 2023)

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GRP and CIMMYT signed up cooperation framework at Borlaug Dialogue organized by the World Food Prize Foundation.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Source: Grain Central (26 Sep 2023)

Breeding and seed technology is an important part of the partnerships that will continue to foster thriving markets.

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tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

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.

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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.