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Source: Business Recorder (2 Feb 2023)

The development of hermetic storage technology can help farmers in Pakistan to protect their crops post-harvest and pass on financial savings to consumers.

Features

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A type of heat- and drought-tolerant maize is improving yields for Bhutanese farmers.

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Source: Big News Network (26 Jan 2023)

An article in the Big News Network examines opportunities for collaboration between China and Latin America and the Caribbean.

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One CGIAR’s Breeding Resource Initiative is moving forward on an array of shared services, capacity development programs and technical support.

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The downstream effects of the war in Ukraine imperils food security in countries like Nepal. A CSISA-led activity looks to boost local production via increased sustainable irrigation capacity and investment.

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Source: Global Indian (20 Jan 2023)

A distinguished scientist and Head of Global Wheat Improvement at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in Mexico, Dr. Ravi Prakash Singh dedicated almost four decades towards increasing food production across the globe.

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Source: U.S. Department of State (19 Jan 2023)

Cary Fowler and Dina Esposito highlight CIMMYT’s work in southern Africa to address food insecurity.

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Source: Global Trade Review (16 Jan 2023)

The Ukraine crisis has triggered spikes in food and fertilizer prices, increasing poverty and hunger worldwide. But with a significant financing gap in investments aimed at supporting food systems, could unlocking new markets prove a fruitful way of mitigating food insecurity?

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Source: Phys.org (10 Jan 2023)

Wheat containing exotic DNA from wild relatives benefits from up to 50 percent higher yields in hot weather compared with elite lines lacking these genes, according to a new study.

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Source: AgNews (29 Dec 2022)

CIMMYT Director General Bram Govaerts looks at challenges facing Mexican and global agricultural systems.

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Zinc and provitamin A biofortified maize genotypes have potential to reduce hidden hunger in Nepal.

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More than 20 participants attended the genetic resources and seed production courses delivered by CIMMYT scientists in Antigua, Guatemala.

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CIMMYT is happy to announce seven new, improved tropical maize hybrids that are now available for uptake by public and private sector partners.

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Source: South China Morning Post (18 Dec 2022)

CGIAR scientists share the importance of testing new research models for integrated aquatic and terrestrial production systems.

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Scientists determine nitrogen use could be reduced without impacting rice yields for sustainability of rice production in Northwestern Indo-Gangetic Plains.