CIMMYT receives an award in recognition of its efforts and contributions towards developing and strengthening Malawi’s maize seed system
A new award recognizes contributions to the livelihoods and economic empowerment of women made by a former giant in the field of international gender research.
The rates of growth of staple crop yields in South Asia are insufficient to meet the projected demands in the region. With 40 percent of the world’s poor living in South Asia, the area composed of eastern India, Bangladesh and Nepal has the largest concentration of impoverished and food insecure people worldwide.
It is clear that wherever CIMMYT is involved, we have a valuable and unique contribution to make.
CIMMYT conducted a training course in Zambia for maize breeders teaching modern maize breeding methods.
Both private and public sector research organizations must adopt data management strategies that keep up with the advent of big data if we hope to effectively and accurately conduct research.
The Global Yield Gap Atlas (GYGA) can help identify where major crop yields are not increasing fast enough to meet demand on existing farmland, and how farmers might close those gaps.