News

A recap of climate smart agriculture in Bihar, India through 2016.

Features

Global research networks must overcome nationalist and protectionist tendencies to provide technology advances the world urgently needs.

News

Researchers are seeking to re-engage rural youth who are increasingly abandoning agriculture to work in cities, raising the question who will grow our food in the future?

Features

Improved maize varieties offer new economic opportunity to families in Kenya.

Climate change
Blogs

The potential impact of climate change on agriculture and the complexity of possible adaptation responses require the application of new research methods and tools to develop adequate strategies, writes Gideon Kruseman.

Food security
Press releases

To satisfy the enormous increase in demand for food in sub-Saharan Africa by 2050, cereal yields must increase to 80 percent of their potential.

Innovation and technology
Publications

Micro-satellites are emerging as an effective low-cost option to collecting data like sow date and yields on small farms across the developing world.

News

The Haiti Mayi project aims to kick-start a local seed sector, keep famine at bay, end dependence on international aid and reduce imports.

Food security
Features

Wheat rust monitoring efforts are not only keeping the fast-spreading disease in check, but are deployed to manage other crop diseases, said a scientist at a scientific meeting in London.

Innovation and technology

Humanity relies on soils not only for food production but also for a range of vital ecosystem services, its health is essential to a healthy and food secure future.

News

CGIAR committed to contribute to the actions mentioned in the Cancun Declaration on Mainstreaming the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity for Well-Being together with all its partners.

Innovation and technology
News

CIMMYT scientists will present at the COP 13 conference on a new collection of tools and resources that could revolutionize maize breeding and promote genetic diversity conservation.

Innovation and technology
Features

200 world-class scientists from over 20 countries will gather in Mexico from December 13 to 15 for the 4th International Plant Phenotyping Symposium.

Food security
Features

Recent media reports show that the 19 million inhabitants of New Delhi are under siege from a noxious haze.

News

Three major commercial maize-growing and seed exporting countries in southern Africa were found to be so far free from the deadly maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease.