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.

Features

Conserving and using agricultural biodiversity to create better crops can help meet several sustainable development goals and stave off further species extinctions.

Climate change
Features

Research centers, development agencies and governments must work together to respond to climate predictions before food crises develop, say two CIMMYT scientists.

Food security
Publications

Leaf rust is increasingly impacting durum wheat production worldwide.

News

Sustainable farming practices allow smallholder farmers to improve maize yields while reducing deforestation in Mexico, report finds.

Features

Researchers improve global collaboration on harnessing genes in breeding that can help the crop withstand the effects of climate change.

News

An online learning platform created in partnership with the Seeds of Discovery (SeeD) initiative will revolutionize the project’s capacity development efforts.

Food security
Features

CIMMYT’s drought-tolerant varieties have been delivered to three million farmers across Africa.

Features

Maize lethal necrosis poses a major concern to researchers, seed companies and farmers in sub-Saharan Africa.

News

CIMMYT offers a new set of improved maize hybrids to partners in southern Africa and similar regions, to scale up production for farmers in these areas.

Food security
Publications

Pests are likely to spread as climate change continues to impact farming systems globally, according to a new study.

News

Stakeholders in the agricultural sector met in Nairobi, Kenya, for the 4th Annual Food Security Conference (AFSC) on 12-13 October 2016.

News

Check out our latest fact sheet and learn how CIMMYT is responding to climate change.

Features

For the first time, transgenic maize hybrids that combine insect resistance and drought tolerance have been harvested from confined field trials.