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CIMMYT must reboot its long-term agricultural strategy to meet new challenges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C., 19 SEPT 2016 — Credited with saving hundreds of million from hunger in the post-World War II era, global agricultural research organizations such as the Inter …


CIMMYT Report on wheat improvement 1984


CIMMYT Report on wheat improvement 1985-86


The journey of a seed

Photo credit: CIMMYT CIMMYT Day activities included a session on seed preparation and distribution, including standard procedures of CIMMYT’s Seed Inspection and Distribution Unit (SIDU), which shippe …


Mapping agricultural opportunity: how GIS contributes to food security

Photo credit: CIMMYT Geography matters – 80% of all data has a spatial component, which is “why geographic information systems (GIS) are growing exponentially,” said Kai Sonder, head of CIMMYT’s GIS u …


Developing hybrids across the board at CIMMYT

Photo credit: CIMMYT When a CIMMYT scientist discusses developing hybrids, the first thought that comes to mind is probably new variety of drought tolerant maize. However, CIMMYT engineers in the glob …


CIMMYT Day gives staff opportunity to explore colleagues’ work

Photo credit: CIMMYT Comprising interactive presentations in English and Spanish on diverse aspects of the Center’s work, CIMMYT Day at El Batán on 10 April allowed more than 250 staff members to lear …


Celebrating CIMMYT: what will the next 50 years hold?

Photo credit: CIMMYT A year of celebrations in honor of Dr. Norman Borlaug’s birth centennial was officially closed last Thursday 9 April in a ceremony at CIMMYT headquarters in Mexico. “If he (my fat …