Research Themes

Innovation and technology
News

International symposium in New Delhi serves to discuss new technologies and management approaches.

Food security
Explainers

Wheat blast is one of the most fearsome and intractable wheat diseases in recent decades. It spreads through infected seeds, crop residues as well as by spores that can travel long distances in the air, posing a major threat to wheat production in tropical areas.

Capacity development
Videos

A new video highlights the work of the Heat and Drought Wheat Improvement Consortium (HeDWIC) to create new climate-resilient wheat varieties.

Food security
Features

CIMMYT scientist contributed to the development and adoption of more than 70 wheat varieties in Central and West Asia.

Gender and social inclusion
News

West Bengal farmer Halima Bibi recognized for success in maize production.

Food security
News

Interested organizations are invited to send maize germplasm for screening.

Climate change
Features

Soil conservation means food security for farmers in Malawi.

Climate change
Features

Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.

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.

Food security
Publications

Researchers present highlights from 40 years of collaboration on wheat genomics, breeding for disease resistance and quality improvement.

Gender and social inclusion
Publications

New study provides recommendations to help female-headed households cope with market volatility.

Gender and social inclusion
Publications

An agricultural organization led by indigenous Santal women is also benefiting low-income Muslim women.

Upcoming Events

  1. 7th International Conference “Phytopathology in Achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals”

    January 16, 2020 - January 20, 2020
  2. Second International Crop Modelling Symposium (iCROPM2020)

    February 3, 2020 - February 5, 2020
  3. Basic Wheat Improvement Course 2020

    February 3, 2020 - May 29, 2020
  4. 24th Biannual International Plant Resistance to Insects (IPRI) Workshop

    March 2, 2020 - March 4, 2020
  5. Interdrought 2020

    March 9, 2020 - March 13, 2020