At lectures at Cornell University, CIMMYT director general calls for quick united action to avert the unfolding food security crisis.
Explore our analysis of how the Russia-Ukraine war will impact global food security.
Study describing development of wheat with biological nitrogen inhibition ability from wild relative receives award for outstanding papers published in PNAS.
President of India presents Padma Bhushan Award posthumously to relatives of former CIMMYT wheat program director.
Source: The Boston Globe (28 Mar 2022)
The war in Ukraine, coupled with weather-related disruptions in the world’s major grain-producing regions, could unleash unbearable humanitarian consequences, civil unrest, and major financial losses worldwide, says Bram Govaerts.
CIMMYT is offering a new improved maize hybrid to partners, to scale up production for farmers in the region.
The Russia-Ukraine conflict will cause massive disruptions to global wheat supply and food security. Agricultural research investments are the basis of resilient agri-food systems and a food-secure future.
Study deepens the understanding of women’s and men’s roles in maize plot management to guide gender-responsive maize breeding and seed system interventions.
Researchers evaluate the use of genomic selection in wheat breeding against deadly fungal disease.
New study projects food demand in 2030 and considers the implications for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals.
National value chain study presents an overview of the country’s maize, wheat and rice harvesting equipment, from manufacturing and imports to farm-level service provision.
Don’t discount the contribution cereals can make to combatting micronutrient malnutrition, say researchers.
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