Experts share latest updates, experiences, and ways forward to help farmers battle fall armyworm.
A range of maize varieties that are high-yielding, climate resilient and nutritious are being introduced for the first time in Nepal.
Incorrect identification of crop varieties is widespread among farmers, according to a new CIMMYT study.
Scientists step up wheat landrace conservation efforts in Afghanistan, Turkey and other countries in the region
In 2009, a team of wheat scientists from CIMMYT, ICARDA, FAO, and national partners set off on a five-year expedition across Central Asia to collect as many landraces as they could find.
New publications: Caste-gender intersectionalities in wheat-growing communities in Madhya Pradesh, India
Study reveals gaps and interactions between caste, gender and agricultural decision-making.
International scientists awarded grants supporting the HeDWIC-FFAR project to boost climate resilience in wheat
Projects will focus on developing new breeding technologies, screening tools and novel traits to improve wheat in the face of heat and drought.
Two new graduates join pool of research leaders focused on finding new sources of resistance against these pathogens.
Review proposes ways to accelerate climate resilience of staple crops, by integrating proven breeding methods with cutting-edge technologies.
CIMMYT scientists use high-powered drones and space satellite imagery to accelerate crop improvement, fight pests and diseases and help farmers make better crop management decisions.
New publications: Scientists find genomic regions associated with better quality stover traits in maize for animal feed
The results of this study will allow breeders to optimize dual purpose maize varieties to sustainably feed people and their livestock.
Digital nutrient management tool reduces emissions, improves crop yields and boosts farmers’ profits
New research shows that the Nutrient Expert decision tool is better for farmers’ fields, extension services and the environment.
New research shows that a portfolio of crop management practices can boost productivity while minimizing harm to the environment.
Philip Pardey discusses the importance of collaboration between national research systems and CGIAR, and why investment in agricultural research and development is needed now more than ever.
As the world becomes increasingly digital, the international agricultural research-for-development sector needs to keep up.
The testing and learning platform is working to tackle issues from adulterated seeds to crop residue burning.