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Celebrating 50 years of collaboration: CIMMYT in the Mexican senate

Mexico City, Mexico (CIMMYT) — In recognition of the contributions the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center has made to agriculture and food security in Mexico and the world, a symposium w …


Beating the odds: Indigenous female scientist gets Mexico’s National Youth Award

CIMMYT PhD fellow Tania Martínez receives Mexican National Youth Award for her outstanding performance in academic achievement.


Syngenta-CIMMYT collaboration on helping smallholders stay safe

Javier Valdes, country head at Syngenta Mexico, talks about collaboration with CIMMYT.


Estudiantes de posgrado en el CIMMYT organizan simposio de diversidad genética

El Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo (CIMMYT) y DuPont Pioneer convocan a estudiantes de postgrado interesados en el fitomejoramiento a participar en el simposio internacional “Dive …


CIMMYT, Mexico honor legacy of Norman Borlaug

To mark CIMMYT’s 50th anniversary, Mexico’s Secretariat of Agriculture launched a photo exhibition honoring Nobel Prize Laureate Norman Borlaug.


Donors push for sustainable agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean

CIMMYT joins global partnership to find sustainable solutions to agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean.


“Farmers recommend,” a participative proposal by MasAgro Guanajuato

 For a month and a half, farmers in Guanajuato shared their experiences with sustainable agriculture.


Photo contest highlights Oaxacan agriculture

MasAgro’s annual Pacífico Sur Hub photo contest documents where extension agents work every day, from their point of view.


Take it to the Farmer

Take it to the Farmer develops a sustainable intensification strategy for maize, wheat and similar grains by building hubs based on research platforms, demonstration modules and extension areas where …


Wheat Yield Consortium

The Wheat Yield Consortium conducts research on wheat genetics and physiology to improve plant structure, increase the resilience and disease resistance of wheat, and its yield potential in Mexico and …


International Maize Improvement Consortium for Latin America

The International Maize Improvement Consortium for Latin America (IMIC-LATAM), a component of CIMMYT’s Sustainable Modernization of Traditional Agriculture project, promotes the sustainable developmen …


Scientists unearth genetic treasures from Mexico’s Creole wheats

Findings can help to boost wheat’s climate resilience worldwide


MasAgro Maize

MasAgro Maize, a component of CIMMYT’s Sustainable Modernization of Traditional Agriculture project, promotes the sustainable development of both maize grain and seed producers by breeding maize hybri …


MasAgro Wheat

MasAgro Wheat, a component of CIMMYT’s Sustainable Modernization of Traditional Agriculture program, conducts research on wheat genetics and physiology to improve plant structure, increase the resilie …


MasAgro Farmer

MasAgro Farmer, a component of CIMMYT’s Sustainable Modernization of Traditional Agriculture project, develops a sustainable intensification strategy for maize, wheat and similar grains by building hu …


Q+A: Ignore preconceptions, stake claim on science, CIMMYT’s Natalia Palacios tells women, girls

Discrimination in the science sector remains a significant challenge to achieving gender balance in education and professional research, said Natalia Palacios, a top maize researcher.


MasAgro named a project transforming Mexico by leading university

The Sustainable Modernization of Traditional Agriculture (MasAgro) project was named as transforming Mexico by a leading university in the country.


New book details benefits of holistic approach to agricultural development in Mexico

A book titled Options Available for Implementing MasAgro Technologies has been published which analyzes the options available for implementing sustainable agricultural practices and technologies in 23 …


Will we feed humanity by 2050?

Bram Govaerts, Leader of CIMMYT’s program on Sustainable Intensification in Latin America, presented at a keynote speech titled “Ending hunger: Can we achieve humanity’s elusive goal by 2050?” at the …


How to work with agricultural innovation systems

The CGIAR Research Program on MAIZE and the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) of the Netherlands organized a workshop called “Designing projects focusing on agricultural innovation systems” in Wageningen …