Ensuring quality control of nutritious maize by enhancing analytical capacity

From L-R: John Banda, Ndashe Kapulu, and Alejandra Miranda working in the lab, August 2015. Photo courtesy of Alejandra Miranda. Development and deployment of nutritious maize with higher protein qual …


Food Security

As staple foods, maize and wheat provide vital nutrients and health benefits, making up close to two-thirds of the world’s food energy intake, and contributing 55 to 70 percent of the total calories i …


CIMMYT graduate research fellow wins recognition for protein maize PhD project

Abdu Rahman Beshir (in the middle) with winners in BSc Hons andMSc categories Abdu Rahman Beshir, a CIMMYT graduate research fellow from Ethiopia, received an award for the best project in the PhD cat …


Nutritionally-enhanced maize reaching Filipino farmers and families

Agricultural extension agents are getting seed of quality protein maize to the mountainous areas in the Philippines and encouraging smallholder farmers in its use. Widespread use of this nutritionally …