There is a growing awareness that feeding ourselves -- amidst climate change, population growth, and natural resource degradation -- is a significant issue for the planet.


Who is your Maize or Wheat Super Woman?

Who is your Maize or Wheat Super Woman?

To celebrate International Women's Day, we want to showcase the stories of women who have made innovative strides in the maize and wheat sectors --and we need your help.

Gates Foundation Predicts Agricultural Extension Will Have a Big Impact on Africa

Bill and Melinda Gates go back to their roots with big bets on innovation and technology.

Safeguarding seeds against agricultural risks

Safeguarding seeds against agricultural risks
A webinar on Strengthening and Enhancing Seed Systems to Better Manage Agricultural Risk, was presented by Dr Jill Cairns, Crop Physiologist at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

CIMMYT’s 2013 Annual Report now Available Online

CIMMYT’s 2013 Annual Report now Available Online

The 136-page report covers the significant progress that CIMMYT, its programs and partner organizations made during 2013, as well as key events and projects.

New CIMMYT Brochure now Available Online

New CIMMYT Brochure now Available Online

The brochure serves as an overview of CIMMYT’s mission.

 

Carlos Slim, Bill Gates and Mexican dignitaries visit CIMMYT to inaugurate Bioscience facilities

Carlos Slim, Bill Gates and Mexican dignitaries visit CIMMYT to inaugurate Bioscience facilities
The new bioscience complex will allow researchers to speed the development of valuable seed, by way of more precise characterization of its genetic traits, such as heat and drought tolerance, disease and pest resistance, and seed health, as well as the nutritional and industrial quality of the grain. CIMMYT was the cradle of the Green Revolution 60 years ago. By providing cutting-edge facilities and an enhanced research capacity, this alliance will significantly improve farm productivity.
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