CIMMYT is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, and service-oriented professional for the position of Administrative Assistant to work in the CGIAR Excellence in Breeding Platform (EiB).
Gene editing technology could revolutionize the way scientists breed high-yielding drought, disease and pest resistant, high quality plant seeds, greatly reducing the time it currently takes to develo …
A new book from Columbia University Press offers social sector organizations a how-to guide on applying new and creative methods to solve complex problems.
Nepal will benefit from a new project that will strengthen the country’s seed and fertilizer sectors, boost farmer income and increase the country’s food security.
The first blast resistant wheat variety has been released in Bangladesh.
Scientist Kevin Pixley leads a project to catalogue 178,000 corn and wheat seeds at the CIMMYT seed bank near Mexico City.
WHAT: Bram Govaerts will speak on a panel titled “Latin America’s Role in Global Food Security: The Intricate Links Among Conservation, Trade and Agricultural Productivity” at the Borlaug Dialo …
WHAT: Kevin Pixley, director of the Genetic Resources Program and the Seeds of Discovery Project at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), will moderate a panel entitled “How C …
A new study examines how networks help spread new technologies and innovations in agriculture.
The second generation of tropically adapted haploid inducers developed by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) are now available for use by interested breeders and institution …
Francelino Rodrigues’ expertise in precision agriculture brings a high-tech element to CIMMYT’s field trials.
A new study shows how wheat breeders can more efficiently increase yield and improve their selections by using modern genetic tools.
“Innovation” may be just another development buzzword, but adopting the principles behind it is crucial if organizations hope to attract funding and achieve lasting impact.
A Kenyan man holds a harvest of a genetically engineered (GE) maize at the KALRO research station in Kiboko, Makueni County. Photo: Nation Media Group Kenya EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) — A committee wa …
Due to some recent discoveries about wheat in Turkey and Iran, scientists are optimistic that they can help smallholder farmers combat hardship and sustain their livelihoods.
The new maize lethal necrosis online portal provides up-to-date information and surveillance tools to help researchers control and stop the spread of the deadly disease.
Zero tillage with residue retention techniques in rice-wheat-mung bean crop rotations result in the lowest global warming potential, a study on sustainable intensification in India shows.
Building on a more than 40-year-old partnership in crop modelling and physiology, a two-day workshop organized by CIMMYT and Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisa …
Farmers and research partners are praising innovative, locally manufactured farm implements that support conservation agriculture in rice-wheat farming rotation in Pakistan.
Development initiatives are only truly successful when participants graduate, adopt and leave.