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New book highlights sustainable agriculture success story in Mexico

October 25, 2017

A new book from Columbia University Press offers social sector organizations a how-to guide on applying new and creative methods to solve complex problems.


Experts call for data revolution to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

September 25, 2017

Modern data systems are essential to monitor, manage and plan actions taken by governments to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.


Sustainable agriculture poised to save Mayan rainforests from deforestation

November 21, 2016

Sustainable farming practices allow smallholder farmers to improve maize yields while reducing deforestation in Mexico, report finds.


World Food Prize presentation updates delegates on key contributions of MasAgro

October 27, 2016

Transforming subsistence agriculture and unsustainable farming systems into productive and sustainable operations has been the key focus of scientist Bram Govaerts, 2014 recipient of the Norman Borlau …


MasAgro named a project transforming Mexico by leading university

February 22, 2016

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


Celebrating CIMMYT: what will the next 50 years hold?

April 16, 2015

Photo credit: CIMMYT A year of celebrations in honor of Dr. Norman Borlaug’s birth centennial was officially closed last Thursday 9 April in a ceremony at CIMMYT headquarters in Mexico. “If he (my fat …


Race for Food Security by 2050 Can be Won, Mexico Agriculture Secretary Says

April 10, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EL BATÁN, Mexico (CIMMYT) – Mexico will need to more than double food production by 2050 to feed its growing population, the country’s agriculture secretary said on Thursday, cit …


MasAgro widens research platforms and innovation networks in Mexico

February 13, 2015

In 2014, the Sustainable Modernization of Traditional Agriculture (MasAgro) program expanded its rural development and innovation networks to 10 Mexican regions through 50 research platforms and 233 d …


Bolivia and CIMMYT partner to boost sustainable grain production

July 15, 2014

By Ricardo Curiel/CIMMYT  Nemesia Achacollo, Bolivia’s Minister of Rural Development and Land, joined CIMMYT Director General Dr. Thomas A. Lumpkin in the lobby of the Borlaug building during her visi …