Research Themes

Food security
News

Good weed management, conservation agriculture, and use of manure and compost are recommended to help control fall armyworm in Africa.

Climate change
Press releases

New partnership will help farmers in Malawi, Rwanda and Tanzania have better access to seeds that help maize crops better withstand growing challenges of drought, pests, diseases, and climate change.

Climate change
Press releases

Government support vital for deploying climate-resilient seeds and practices, say agriculture experts

Capacity building
News

From smart mechanization to nutritious and drought tolerant seeds, partners discover CIMMYT’s latest research and innovations.

Climate change
Features

He supports breeders to design new varieties focused on replacing older products in a specific market.

Food security
News

Villalobos recognized the immense work ahead, but was optimistic that young scientists could carry on the legacy of Norman Borlaug.

Food security
In the media

Source: Popular Science (8 Apr 2019)

CIMMYT wheat breeder Karim Ammar and collaborators are sequencing different strains of durum wheat to compare properties.

Health and nutrition
Features

On World Health Day, we are sharing five stories showing how CIMMYT is combatting hidden hunger and how agricultural research and innovation leads to healthier families, improved livelihoods and a healthier planet.

Health and nutrition
Publications

This research is especially significant for countries where the health burdens of exposure to aflatoxin and prevalence of vitamin A deficiency converge with high rates of maize consumption.

Innovation and technology
Publications

The study opens the door for a series of important biological questions about the role of RUE in yield potential and in the ability to increase grain biomass.

Gender and social inclusion
Publications

Authors examine how smallholders attempt to innovate with improved wheat seed, row planting, and the broad bed maker, introduced through the Ethiopian agricultural extension system.

Innovation and technology
Publications

Resource-poor farmers worldwide stand to gain from developments in the field of crop modelling.

Upcoming Events

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    April 24 - April 25
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    April 30 - May 3
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    May 27 - June 28
  4. Statistical Analysis of Genetic and Phenotypic Data for Breeders

    July 15 - July 26
  5. 1st International Wheat Congress (IWC)

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