New study reveals findings to help increase drought and heat tolerance in Latin American maize.
Sustainable intensification is helping farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa become more productive, while adapting to and mitigating climate change.
The Striga weed is one of the leading causes of crop loss in western Kenya, a significant dent to farmers’ livelihoods and major hindrance to food security in the area.
The goal of completely eradicating vitamin A deficiency – mainly in Africa and Southeast Asia – remains a big challenge.
“Hidden hunger” due to micronutrient deficiency is a big issue in sub-Saharan Africa, one of the most affected regions with 30% of the population undernourished.
CIMMYT joined 1,700 delegates from around the globe who participated in the sixth African Green Revolution Forum.
Bigger and healthier maize is helping counter the effects of severe drought caused by the warming effects of an El Nino weather system.
Maize has emerged as a preferred choice for farmers in Karnataka, India.
CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program (GMP) team in Africa attended the AfPBA training program held June 2016 at the World Agroforestry Center.
CIMMYT collaborates with the Cereal Crops Research Institute and Petal Seed, a local seed company in Pakistan to produce new planters.
Smallholder livestock farmers in Zimbabwe are rapidly increasing profits thanks to a pivot to new sustainable agriculture initiatives.
A CIMMYT project was selected as a key actor in agricultural and rural innovation in Ethiopia by CDAIS.
Two hybrids from CIMMYT developed under the Heat Tolerant Maize for Asia (HTMA) project were ranked first and third during the 2015 All-India Coordinated Maize Program trials.
CIMMYT’s Director General Martin Kropff visits the organization’s office in Hyderabad, India.
State-of-art research facilities leap Africa’s Agricultural potential through modern research.
HTMA’s annual review and planning meeting was held in Kathmandu, Nepal, on 25-26 July 2016.
CIMMYT received a collaboration award recognizing contributions made to improving maize and wheat productivity, from the government in China’s Yunnan Province.
Drought tolerant maize can reduce risks for farmers and allow for more consistent crop production in the face of climate variability in southern Africa.
Drought-related challenges in Africa call for proactive interventions rather than reactive ones.
NAIROBI, Kenya (CIMMYT) – A new maize seed storage cold room is to be inaugurated by the directors general of the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) and the International M …