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HeDWIC and FFAR awarded grants to five wheat research projects in 2022 to protect the crop from climate change and other threats.

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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.

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CIMMYT experts collaborate with private sector to propel improved variety adoption in Malawi.

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Drought-tolerant maize seed thrives in Zambia through partnerships with the private sector.

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CIMMYT-led event bringing private sector and government together is a success story of the power of collaboration.

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Scientists and stakeholders in Africa are co-designing a network approach to improve and expand dryland crops value chains in the continent.

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Source: Gwadar Pro (7 Mar 2023)

A joint lab for molecular breeding wheat research launches, with investment from China, Pakistan and CIMMYT.

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The CGIAR Initiative on Market Intelligence releases two reports on a framework for informing crop breeding and future market segments for hybrid maize.

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Source: Ethiopian News Agency (21 Feb 2023)

The partnership between CIMMYT and Ethiopia is improving wheat productivity through improved germplasm and access to mechanization.

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Seed company visit highlights the role private sector can play in accelerating agricultural transformation in Nepal.

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CGIAR’s Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, in collaboration with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), organized an important roundtable discussion at the beginning of February on the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) report entitled Competing in Agribusiness: Corporate Strategies and Public Policies for the Challenges of the 21st Century.

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Source: Africa Briefing (13 Feb 2023)

Bram Govaerts emphasizes the potential for agricultural development in Africa using nutritious indigenous crops.