CIMMYT

CIMMYT
Food security
Press releases

Researchers in Zambia confirm the arrival of this devastating fungal disease to the African continent.

Food security
Press releases

New project will research and promote the adoption of sustainable farming method and practices.

Food security
Annual reports

Innovation in maize agri-food systems is critical to overcoming this century’s challenges. In 2019, MAIZE partners released 82 CGIAR-derived high-yield maize varieties with drought-, heat- and disease-resistant traits.

Innovation and technology
News

Study shows how the Crop-loss Assessment Monitor could help improve loss assessment and make crop insurance more efficient.

Food security
Annual reports

In its seventh year, WHEAT helped farmers grow nutritious, resilient and high-yielding wheat, through cutting-edge research and 50 new CGIAR-derived varieties.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Phys.org (11 Sep 2020)

Scientists complete one of the largest genetic analyses ever done of an agricultural crop to find desirable traits in wheat’s extensive and unexplored diversity.

Food security
Press releases

A team of scientists has completed one of the largest genetic analyses ever done of any agricultural crop to find desirable traits in wheat’s extensive and unexplored diversity.

Food security
In the media

Source: All Africa (10 Sep 2020)

African Green Revolution Forum panel discussed and policies to encourage small and medium-enterprise (SME) growth.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Green Biz (10 Sep 2020)

CIMMYT’s drought-tolerant maize is boosting farmers’ yields and incomes, directly improving millions of lives.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

CGIAR centers join efforts on agronomy research and innovation initiative to support agricultural productivity growth in the global South.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Science Codex (3 Sep 2020)

CIMMYT scientists use UAVs to more accurately measure plant health to select high-yielding wheat.

Food security
In the media

Source: World Grain (27 Aug 2020)

Experts from around the world will meet to discuss the most pressing challenges facing global wheat security.

Food security
In the media

Source: The Standard (16 Aug 2020)

Kenya Seed Company worked with CIMMYT to develop a maize lethal necrosis-tolerant hybrid.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Seed Quest (6 Aug 2020)

Alliance will link with CIMMYT-coordinated Heat and Drought Wheat Improvement Consortium (HeDWIC).

Food security
In the media

Source: Dawn (6 Aug 2020)

Pakistan and CIMMYT discuss strategy to increase wheat productivity through promotion of high-yielding wheat varieties.