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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.

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A village in the Indian state of Bihar boasts 100% zero-till technology adoption, helping improve agriculture production and climate change mitigation.

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CIMMYT highlights the value of neglected crops in Latin America through new methodologies and initiatives.

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Source: Mongabay (28 Aug 2023)

CIMMYT research, Prasanna Boddupalli, emphasise the importance of reorienting food production systems and agricultural policy across the Congo Basin.

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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.

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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.

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Source: The Star (19 Jul 2023)

Adding value to millets can be achieved through various ways, such as incorporating them into baking.

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Source: Brazilian Farmers (21 Jul 2023)

Brazil, which ranks among the top wheat importers, is on track to achieve self-sufficiency in wheat production with the succesful implementation of wheat strains from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT).

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Source: Dawn ()

CIMMYT efforts are moving Pakistan closer to its goal of improving food and nutrition security through wheat production, with the release of 31 wheat varieties since 2021.

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Source: The Guardian (10 Jul 2023)

Maíz Criollo Kantunil, a group of farmers and agro-ecologists, has successfully reintroduced three varieties of native maize using seeds supplied by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT). 

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Source: Succesful Farming (11 Jul 2023)

To dive into the challenges posed by climate change, researchers at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, in Sonora, Mexico, are working to develop a range of wheat that can withstand extreme and unpredictable weather conditions.

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Source: Milling and Grain (4 Jul 2023)

International jury of renowned scientists and industry experts evaluate 23 research projects from four continents, awardees hail from South Africa, Ethiopia and Pakista