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People at CIMMYT

CIMMYT brings together some of the brightest minds in food systems and agricultural development, with expertise spanning multiple disciplines.

By joining us, you will collaborate with a dynamic, global community of experts, including scientists, technicians, communicators, administrators, and field workers. Together, we leverage our collective insights to advance a food secure world.

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Embracing gender equity and social inclusion (GESI)

We are conscious of the intersection between gender equity and food security, and we seek to empower historically underrepresented communities through our agricultural and food systems research.

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Consider a career at CIMMYT if

  • You would like to be part of a team of more than 1,500 professionals working in 40 countries.
  • You would like to join a scientific research team that has shaped the pedigrees of leading maize and wheat varieties in developing countries and helps reduce grain prices around the world.
  • If you have the scientific training, experience and desire to support sustainable intensification of innovative cropping systems for smallholder farmers.
  • If you like travel, diversity and a dynamic work environment.
  • If you are not a scientist but would like to work as part of a team conducting agricultural research to help improve livelihoods.
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CIMMYT Academy

CIMMYT Academy serves as the cornerstone of our commitment to promoting scientific research, nurturing talent, and fostering growth among our team members. Through the three components of CIMMYT Academy, we offer a comprehensive range of training programs designed to empower individuals at every stage of their career journey.

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