Blogs

Innovation and technology
Press releases

CGIAR centers join efforts on agronomy research and innovation initiative to support agricultural productivity growth in the global South.

Capacity development
Videos

New online training takes farmers and service providers though a visual journey on the use of conservation agriculture-based sustainable intensification methods.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Science Codex (3 Sep 2020)

CIMMYT scientists use UAVs to more accurately measure plant health to select high-yielding wheat.

Food security
In the media

Source: World Grain (27 Aug 2020)

Experts from around the world will meet to discuss the most pressing challenges facing global wheat security.

Food security
Features

Stakeholders take stock of ongoing work to bring farmers superior hybrids using two novel technologies.

Food security
Features

The manager of one of CIMMYT’s innovation nodes in Mexico works on the implementation of sustainable actions and strategies that integrate science to generate impact.

Gender and social inclusion
Videos

Workshop participants exchange ideas on expanding opportunities for women in the seed sector.

Innovation and technology
Features

Scientists assess the use of blockchain to track the impact of biofortified seeds.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

On International Youth Day, CIMMYT captures images of sub-Saharan African youth to celebrate their immense contributions to agriculture, farming systems, service provision and research and development.

Food security
In the media

Source: The Standard (16 Aug 2020)

Kenya Seed Company worked with CIMMYT to develop a maize lethal necrosis-tolerant hybrid.

Capacity development
News

She will bring to CIMMYT many years of experience in wheat genetics, wheat genetic resources and wheat pre-breeding.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Seed Quest (6 Aug 2020)

Alliance will link with CIMMYT-coordinated Heat and Drought Wheat Improvement Consortium (HeDWIC).

Food security
In the media

Source: Dawn (6 Aug 2020)

Pakistan and CIMMYT discuss strategy to increase wheat productivity through promotion of high-yielding wheat varieties.

Food security
In the media

Source: Pakistan Today Profit (5 Aug 2020)

CIMMYT projects in Pakistan have contributed to increased wheat productivity, created new seedbanks and have trained 10,000 farmers on quality seed production and marketing.

Food security
In the media

Source: AFRICA Agribusiness (31 Aug 2020)

Project will deliver improved, stress resilient, nutritious seed to smallholders in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia.