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Smallholder livestock farmers in Zimbabwe are rapidly increasing profits thanks to a pivot to new sustainable agriculture initiatives.
Despite the large numbers of women working on farms, their voices are not heard by international development policymakers, handicapping global efforts to achieve food security, Catherine Bertini says.
CIMMYT PhD fellow Tania Martínez receives Mexican National Youth Award for her outstanding performance in academic achievement.
Sustainable agricultural practices are key to feeding the global population in the face of climate change said Environmentalist Mark Lynas.
Leading nutritionist sets out to educate the general public on the benefits of genetically modified crops.
China’s Vice Premier Liu Yandong visits CIMMYT to thank the organization for its contribution to China’s agricultural development over the past 30 years.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann visited CIMMYT’s headquarters in Mexico.
State-of-art research facilities leap Africa’s Agricultural potential through modern research.
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.
MEDIA ADVISORY CIMMYT 50th Anniversary Conference: Turning research into impact WHAT: About 500 scientists, government officials, farmers and members of the international agriculture for development c …
CIMMYT received a collaboration award recognizing contributions made to improving maize and wheat productivity, from the government in China’s Yunnan Province.
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 …
As Ethiopia struggles with its worst drought in 50 years, farmers pin their hopes on seed delivered through emergency seed projects.
HarvestPlus director Howarth Bouis is one of four winners of the 2016 World Food Prize for research leading to a substantial increase in the availability of nutritious biofortified crops.
A new project aims to over double wheat production in target areas of Zambia and Rwanda to help smallholders meet rising demand and cope with high import costs.
Increasing public understanding and creating supportive policies key recommendations at a session on boosting Africa’s use of biotechnology.
Since 2004, conservation agriculture has helped farmers in southern Africa maintain and boost yields, protect the environment and increase profits.