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


Book celebrates maize “secret scientists” on International Day of Rural Women

Book celebrates maize “secret scientists” on International Day of Rural Women

Rural women play a critical role in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty, providing innumerable benefits to agricultural systems around the world at all levels of the value chain, but their contributions often go unrecognized.

CGIAR open letter to the heads of state attending the 70th UN General Assembly

Martin Kropff and John Snape joined leaders from CGIAR centers worldwide in an open letter to the heads of state at the 70th UN General Assembly in New York.

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.

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