Research Themes

Innovation and technology
News

For the first time widespread monitoring examines how farmers are coping with climate stresses.

Climate change
Infographics

Global climate frameworks miss the “big picture” on food, say scientists.

Food security
Videos

Studying changing food consumption patterns in the context of urbanization and economic and population growth helps plan for the future.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Thomson Reuters (18 Feb 2020)

Schemes may fall short of ambitions by dealing separately with food production, supply and consumption.

Food security
Videos

Half a century earlier, scientists collected and preserved samples of maize landraces in Morelos, Mexico. Now, descendants of those farmers were able to get back their ancestral maize seeds and, with them, a piece of their family history.

Health and nutrition
Blogs

How can we feed more people while protecting nature and biodiversity?

Capacity development
News

Women in West Bengal form farmer groups and cooperatives drawing on sustainable agricultural practices from CIMMYT’s SRFSI project.

Gender and social inclusion
Videos

CIMMYT scientists and leaders join the International Day of Women and Girls in Science social media buzz and share stories about what inspired their careers.

Climate change
Publications

The results of the study will allow farmers to get the best crop yields while saving money and reducing harmful nitrous oxide emissions.

Innovation and technology
Publications

Researchers demonstrate that CIMMYT’s durum wheat lines can be grown, bred, and selected under zero tillage or conventional tillage conditions without negatively affecting yield.

Food security
Publications

CSISA publishes policy and research note on how to develop balanced nutrient management innovations in the region.

Gender and social inclusion
Publications

Researchers identify national policies, climate and soil fertility changes, population increase, and urban expansion as the major drivers of farming systems change in the Hawassa area of Ethiopia.

Upcoming Events

  1. Basic Wheat Improvement Course 2020

    February 3 - May 29
  2. Massive Open Online Course: Conservation Agriculture-based Sustainable Intensification

    February 12 - March 25
  3. 24th Biannual International Plant Resistance to Insects (IPRI) Workshop

    March 2 - March 4
  4. Interdrought 2020

    March 9 - March 13
  5. Obregon Visitors’ week and field day

    March 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CST