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A CIMMYT-led study highlights how provitamin A maize could make a real difference in vitamin A intake of smallholder farmers in rural areas of Zimbabwe.

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Source: The Star ()

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Last week, CIMMYT welcomed Guillaume Grosso, CGIAR’s new deputy executive managing director, to its headquarters in Texcoco, Mexico.

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Source: EconoTimes ()

CIMMYT experts, including Mazvita Chiduwa, stress that importing food is the only solution to prevent hunger in Malawi due to severe drought.

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The Novo Nordisk Foundation has awarded a grant of up to USD 21.1 million to CIMMYT for a groundbreaking initiative to mitigate the environmental impact of agriculture, by developing new wheat varieties that are capable of reducing agriculture’s nitrogen footprint. The CropSustaiN initiative could have sweeping implications for global food security and environmental sustainability.

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Conservation Agriculture promotes climate resilience, increased crop yields, and healthier plants, supporting livelihoods and food security across the region. Grace Malaicha tells her story.

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Source: Ghana News Agency ()

The conference focused on enhancing yields of key cereals like sorghum and millet through innovation.

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CIMMYT offers new, improved maize hybrid to partners, to scale up production for farmers in the region.

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Mexico, with CIMMYT, blocked 1,463 risky shipments, protecting against 258 pests and highlighting climate change’s food security impact.

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Source: Seed Quest ()

A study in World Development reveals that CGIAR’s crop technologies, including significant contributions from CIMMYT, generate $47 billion annually in global economic benefits.

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Conservation Agriculture offers sustainable solutions for Malawi’s agriculture. Prioritizing farmer-centered approaches can drive widespread adoption, ensuring food security and climate resilience.

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With the right mix of policy support, technological innovation, and market development, millets have the potential to become the cornerstone of Africa’s resilient and sustainable agricultural future.

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A study by CIMMYT found a positive association between women’s role in household decisions concerning crop production and the adoption and turnover of rust-resistant wheat varieties.

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The 2024 Women in Triticum Early Career Awards recognize early-career scientists for their advancements in wheat research and food security.

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Source: Xinhua ()

The Pakistan-China partnership, with CIMMYT’s support, aims to improve wheat yield and quality in Pakistan, targeting sustainable agriculture and advancement towards the Sustainable Development Goals.