Blogs

Health and nutrition
Blogs

How can we feed more people while protecting nature and biodiversity?

Capacity development
News

Women in West Bengal form farmer groups and cooperatives drawing on sustainable agricultural practices from CIMMYT’s SRFSI project.

Gender and social inclusion
Videos

CIMMYT scientists and leaders join the International Day of Women and Girls in Science social media buzz and share stories about what inspired their careers.

Innovation and technology
Videos

Mechanization is about finding solutions for farmers in rural communities.

Innovation and technology
News

New maize varieties to bolster seed sector and enhance farm productivity.

Food security
Press releases

New research recommends targeted assistance and engagement with small farmers in rural Guatemala to improve livelihoods and reduce migration pressures.

Innovation and technology
News

Piloting the system in will begin in 2020, with more advanced functions to follow in the next three years.

Innovation and technology
Features

The initiative increases agricultural productivity and enhances food security in Ethiopia.

Food security
In the media

Source: Bloomberg (25 Jan 2020)

CIMMYT agricultural economist Hugo De Groote notes need to monitor locusts to ensure swarms don’t threaten crops.

Climate change
Explainers

Farmers are increasingly adopting conservation agriculture practices. This sustainable farming method is based on three principles: crop diversification, minimal soil movement and permanent soil cover.

Climate change
Features

At international conference, plant nutrition experts highlight the important role of sustainability.

Food security
Features

Public and private partners join forces to mitigate voracious pest.

Food security
Videos

Growing the right wheat varieties is necessary to nutritiously feed a growing population in the context of environmental stress.

Innovation and technology
Features

Researchers share their work translating the latest molecular research into breeding solutions for better maize and wheat varieties.

Food security
In the media

Source: Vice (21 Jan 2020)

Seed banks, like the one at CIMMYT’s headquarters in Mexico, are part of planning for the future of food.