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Source: Mexico Business News ()

CIMMYT advances agricultural mechanization to boost smallholder farming, targeting efficiency and inclusivity.

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CIMMYT promoted ways to lessen climate shocks, especially for smallholder farmers who inordinately suffer the effects of climate change, including rising temperatures and extended droughts.

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At CIMMYT, women leaders and scientists work on the pressing issues of our times. They contribute as managers, economists, and scientists – breeders, soil experts, agronomists, GIS analysts, pathologists, etc. Every day they help CIMMYT deliver on its commitment: Science and Innovation for a Food and Nutrition Secure World.

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Source: The New Yorker ()

Researchers, including Sieg Snapp from CIMMYT, are pioneering crops that fertilize themselves by harnessing atmospheric nitrogen.

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Source: CGIAR ()

CIMMYT contributes significantly to the global Excellence in Agronomy Initiative, focusing on sustainable agriculture and climate adaptation.

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Source: Satg ()

Filsan and CIMMYT launch Siman, a hybrid maize boosting Somalia’s agriculture and food security.

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Adopting sustainable and ecofriendly agricultural practices, sharing valuable knowledge, and providing farmers with effective tools and techniques can help mitigate the impact of fall armyworm in Zimbabwe.

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Source: CGIAR ()

SNA empowers CIMMYT to uncover and strengthen vital connections within agricultural research networks, fostering collaborative innovations for global food security.

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AID-I Tanzania partners make plans to step up activity implementation, achieve wider impact, and build resilience for larger populations in 2024.

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Jill Cairns, José Crossa and Matthew Reynolds named as Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) in Clarivate’s 2023 Analysis.

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Source: Daily Nigerian ()

CIMMYT’s involvement in the TELA Maize Project has been instrumental in the development of new drought-tolerant and pest-resistant maize varieties.

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Two world-class research-for-development centers will work to raise food production and livelihoods in croplands where water is the defining constraint.

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Source: Technology Networks ()

CIMMYT’s focus on gene editing, like the DMC1 gene study, is paving the way for wheat varieties that can withstand rising temperatures.

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Attended by over 1,300 smallholder farmers, the fourth edition of the CIMMYT seed and mechanization fairs held in Mwenezi and Masvingo districts linked farmers with private sector companies.

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Source: ChinaDaily ()

CIMMYT, in collaboration with China, plays a critical role in the global initiative for germ plasm sharing.