Year: 2019

In the media

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Source: Business Daily (18 Mar 2019)

For the past decade, CIMMYT has invested in breeding and strengthening the adoption of drought tolerant crop varieties across the continent.

In the media

tag icon Nutrition, health and food security

Source: Ethiopian Press Agency (16 Mar 2019)

Ethiopia director general Bekele Abeyo describes how rust resistant wheat has ensured food security for farmers and their families and earned better profit from the local market.

In the media

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Source: Inter Press Service (15 Mar 2019)

For the past decade, CIMMYT has invested in breeding and strengthening the adoption of drought tolerant crop varieties across the continent.

Features

tag icon Capacity development

How important is farming relative to non-farm activities for the income of young rural Africans?

Videos, photos, podcasts, infographics and other multimedia products.

Trainings, workshops and research opportunities for graduate students.

Download datasets produced by CIMMYT scientists.

The Management Committee ensures that CIMMYT’s research and investment strategies are translated into relevant management actions.

The Board of Trustees establishes the objectives and overall direction of CIMMYT.

Features

tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

By reducing drudgery, irrigation and costs, conservation agriculture enables the soil of the charlands to produce rice and maize yields consecutively.

News

tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

Minister MĂĽller explored the campus and heard about CIMMYT’s latest innovations in maize and wheat research.

Features

tag icon Nutrition, health and food security

Reaching even the most remote corners of Africa, agrodealers give farmers access to agricultural inputs and services.

In the media

tag icon Nutrition, health and food security

Source: Africa News (13 Mar 2019)

CIMMYT, USAID, FAO, CABI and AgBiTech formed a partnership in South Sudan to combat fall armyworm.

Features

tag icon Environmental health and biodiversity

With so much germplasm to categorize, what’s the best way to label them? Seeds of Discovery is working on the answer.