Experts are developing data and dashboards to advise policymakers about the cost and feasibility of liming to increase maize productivity.
CIMMYT’s board witnesses the results of impactful research and market partnerships in Kenya.
Long-term research on climate-smart agriculture in Malawi has improved the productivity, resilience and prospects of Mary Twaya, a single mother of three.
A demand-driven, multi-lens approach ensures the best maize varieties are available to seed companies and farmers.
Seed production innovations, conservation agriculture and partnerships are key for Africa’s food security
Partner field days in Kenya presented sustainable solutions to crop threats and innovations in seed and agronomy.
In demonstration plots in Kenya, smallholder farmers evaluate and rank maize varieties according to their preferred traits — a feedback that is crucial to CIMMYT’s maize breeding work.
In a blog post and video, Gates highlights the “essential” role of CIMMYT and other CGIAR research centers in “feeding our future.”
How green manure and conservation agriculture are transforming the lives of farmers in eastern Zimbabwe.
Agriculture leaders of eastern and southern Africa encourage wider adoption of conservation agriculture for the benefit of farmers, consumers and the environment.
Jens Andersson, a social scientist at CIMMYT, speaks on how we could reinvent advisory services for the African smallholder farmers.
Researchers are using data and tools to produce information that can help farmers, research institutions and governments take better decisions on agronomic practices and investments.
How important is farming relative to non-farm activities for the income of young rural Africans?
Reaching even the most remote corners of Africa, agrodealers give farmers access to agricultural inputs and services.
CIMMYT sociologist believes there is one vital resource that remains untapped to increase food security and boost livelihoods.
Farmers are reaping the benefits of SAWA hybrid, an improved maize seed variety designed to withstand drought conditions.