Can you imagine a world without maize and wheat? We can’t!
CIMMYT scientists engage to preserve the Jala maize landrace, famous for producing the longest maize ears in the world.
Genome editing, gene drives, and synthetic biology: Will they contribute to disease-resistant crops, and who will benefit?
New paper outlines potential uses of genetic engineering technologies to address problems that affect resource-poor farmers and consumers.
He was instrumental in preparing and distributing nursery results, which are still used by breeders.
CIMMYT entomologist strengthens native resistance in maize against fall armyworm and equips farmers with pest control measures.
After Afghanistan, Nepal, and Pakistan, the Regional Drought Monitoring and Outlook System extends its coverage to Bangladesh.
Published in Science, the article provides evidence for national policies that block stubble burning and promote no-till mechanization to manage crop residues.
M.L. Jat received the Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award for outstanding and impact-oriented research contributions in natural resource management and agricultural engineering.
Rising populations will squeeze food systems worldwide. Science and partnerships can help.
Byerlee named Officer of the Order of Australia for his distinguished service to sustainable development, poverty reduction, and food security.
Palmer made key contributions in applied science to fight hunger and improve livelihoods in the 20th Century.
New varieties deliver essential micronutrients to those who lack diverse diets.
Scientists are working to catalyze local farming and help meet the rapidly rising regional demand wheat.
The CIMMYT community honors the memory of John A. Mihm, CIMMYT’s maize entomologist during the 1970s-90s,
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.