EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) – A pledge of $10,000 by international plant breeding company KWS has given a big boost to an online crowdfunding initiative aiming to help maintain the world’s largest maize …
A pledge of $10,000 by international plant breeding company KWS has given a big boost to an online crowdfunding initiative aiming to help maintain the world’s largest maize and wheat germplasm bank.
Encourage youth willing to become “hunger fighters” to take up the challenges of farming despite erratic weather caused by climate change, drought, dwindling water supplies and nutrient-depleted soil.
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 …
A new museum in Mexico provides historical background and context for scientific research into maize and wheat, emphasizing agricultural achievements in the developing world.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CIMMYT’s new museum highlights the past, present and future of maize and wheat research. Photo: S. Storr/CIMMYT EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) – A new museum in Mexico provides histor …
Data and predictive analytics can help seeds reach their full yield by providing farmers with information and management advice, said DuPont Pioneer President Peter Shickler.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C., 19 SEPT 2016 — Credited with saving hundreds of million from hunger in the post-World War II era, global agricultural research organizations such as the Inter …
Agricultural mitigation strategies likely to fall short of recommended temperature caps for global warming.
CIMMYT has been selected by the European Space Agency to have access to the pilot version of the Sen2-Agri processing system and receive training on its use.
Effective partnerships between research, public and private sector institutions are the key to unlock the potential of smallholder agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa says IPNI director.
CIMMYT PhD fellow Tania Martínez receives Mexican National Youth Award for her outstanding performance in academic achievement.
MEDIA ADVISORY EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) — British environmental writer and campaigner Mark Lynas will deliver a keynote address about the GMO controversy at CIMMYT’s 50th Anniversary conference in …
Sustainable agricultural practices are key to feeding the global population in the face of climate change said Environmentalist Mark Lynas.
Javier Valdes, country head at Syngenta Mexico, talks about collaboration with CIMMYT.
Leading nutritionist sets out to educate the general public on the benefits of genetically modified crops.
In this list of recent publications, we discuss new ways how development practitioners and policy makers can approach machinery adoption in Bangladesh.
In southern Mexico and Central America a fungal maize disease known as tar spot complex is decimating yields, threatening local food security and livelihoods.
MEDIA ADVISORY EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) — The 2015 Annual Report from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) documents a remarkable year of scientific innovations that respon …
It is often a mystery why a new agricultural technology or practice can be successful in one community yet fail to have the desired effect in another.