Year: 2019

Innovations
In the media

Source: SeedQuest (20 Mar 2019)

The maize DH facility, funded by the CGIAR Research Program on Maize, has the potential to accelerate maize breeding and hybrid development in Asia.

Nutrition, health and food security
Publications

This research is especially significant for countries where the health burdens of exposure to aflatoxin and prevalence of vitamin A deficiency converge with high rates of maize consumption.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

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.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

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.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

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.

Capacity development
Features

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.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Features

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

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
News

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

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

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