Year: 2019

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

In the northwestern province of Pakistan, CIMMYT is helping connect farmers with precision planters to support higher maize yields and incomes.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Scientists are working to catalyze local farming and help meet the rapidly rising regional demand wheat.

Innovations
News

Joint team recognized for their work on rice residue management using the Super Straw Management System, or Super SMS.

Capacity development
Features

Abdul Fatah, Khanal and Molero are helping pave the way for the next generation of female scientists.

Nutrition, health and food security
Podcasts

In 2017, CIMMYT sent 150 tons of new and improved maize seed to the Caribbean nation to jump-start its maize seed sector, improve food security and decrease malnutrition.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

The CGIAR Excellence in Breeding Platform (EiB) is looking to provide matching funding for two projects.

Capacity development
Features

Projects are looking at scaling strategies to go beyond the numbers reached within a project and include sustainability and transformation.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

The CIMMYT community honors the memory of John A. Mihm, CIMMYT’s maize entomologist during the 1970s-90s,

Job openings, research opportunities, internships and tenders.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Open to young women and men below 35 years of age who are implementing innovations in African maize-based agri-food systems.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

The developing world’s appetite for wheat is growing swiftly, driven in part by rising incomes, rapid urbanization and the expansion of families where both spouses work outside the house.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Tamaya Peressini’s project aimed to evaluate adult plant resistance to tan spot in wheat.

Innovations
Publications

Resource-poor farmers worldwide stand to gain from developments in the field of crop modelling.

News

EAT-Lancet Commission offers a roadmap for a global food system that provides a healthy, sustainable diet for the world’s 10 billion people by 2050.

Innovations
News

Faster and better-quality certification, a game-changer for African farmers?