by Laura Strugnell April 19, 2018
Terry Molnar is helping farmers face these challenges by using the natural diversity of plants to unlock desirable genetic traits inside food crops.
by Jennifer Johnson March 12, 2018
Mike Olsen, upstream research coordinator for CIMMYT maize program, works with scientists to use new technologies to increase breeding program efficiency and genetic gain.
by Katelyn Roett February 14, 2018
Breaking Ground is a regular series featuring staff at CIMMYT EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) — Over the next 50 years, the world’s population is set to be more than 9 billion. To feed this amount of people food production will need to more than double. Doi …
by Matthew O’Leary November 30, 2017
Leonard Rusinamhodzi works with African farmers to innovate farming systems in the face of climate change.
by Mike Listman November 1, 2017
Scientist Clare Stirling describes how agriculture can reduce its emissions and adapt to climate change.
by Katie Lutz September 13, 2017
Francelino Rodrigues’ expertise in precision agriculture brings a high-tech element to CIMMYT’s field trials.
Breaking Ground: Scientist L.M. Suresh uses new technology to fight maize lethal necrosis disease in eastern Africa
by Bianca Beks August 3, 2017
Maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease is putting maize production at risk in eastern Africa, escalating food insecurity in the region.
by Mike Listman July 19, 2017
As a maize seed system specialist, Dagne Wegary works at the nexus between breeding science and actual delivery of improved seed to farmers.
by Jennifer Johnson July 6, 2017
Mainassara Zaman-Allah uses new technologies to speed up the collection of plant information for breeding.
by Katelyn Roett June 22, 2017
Social inequality, including gender discrimination, hinders the potential for economic development, a key focus of the agriculture for development community.