Archive for January, 2018
Nairobi, Kenya (CIMMYT) – A new comprehensive integrated pest management (IPM)-based technical guide produced by international experts will help scientists, extension agents and farmers to tackle the …
A new commentary published today in Nature Plants highlights the importance of an ancient grass species for wheat breeding.
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is offering a new set of improved maize hybrids to partners in eastern Africa and similar agro-ecological zones, to scale up production fo …
CIMMYT scientists produce a lot more than just improved maize and wheat varieties.
“The Wizard and the Prophet” looks at the world’s most threatening challenges to food security.
Wheat harvest near Iztaccíhuatl volcano in Juchitepec, Estado de México. Photo: CIMMYT/P. Lowe With increasing global demand for wheat and increasing constraints (high temperatures, diseases) to wheat …
In response to Ethiopia’s worst drought in 50 years and a critical shortage of seed in 2016, CIMMYT and partners delivered over 3,400 tons of high quality seed to farmers.
On December 10 2017,CIMMYT joined SAARC in celebrating the 33rd SAARC Charter Day.
Community conversations, a human-centered approach, puts people in charge of their own development in maize-based communities in Ethiopia.
Leaders from across South Asia recently called for increased investment in conservation agriculture to protect future food systems across the region.
Since 2015, CSISA has been working to generate evidence on best management practices for improving cropping system productivity in the Eastern Indo-Gangetic Plains.