Blogs

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CIMMYT is offering a new set of improved maize hybrids to partners, to scale up production for farmers in these areas.

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A report commissioned by the CGIAR Advisory Services assesses the program’s achievements from 2017-2019.

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The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award is the highest honor conferred by the Government of India to non-resident Indians.

In the media

Source: Africa.com (20 Jan 2021)

In combination with recommended integrated pest management practices, adopting these new varieties is an important step towards safeguarding smallholder farmers against this devastating viral disease.

Features

New lines of CIMMYT-derived maize show increased resistance to maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease. Their rapid adoption, along with sustained monitoring and prevention efforts, are crucial to preventing another outbreak, argues a new report.

News

New research shows that the Nutrient Expert decision tool is better for farmers’ fields, extension services and the environment.

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Former director of the Global Wheat Program positioned CIMMYT as the leading international research-for-development and breeding organization for wheat.

Press releases

CIMMYT researchers and partners are applying genomics, remote sensing and big data analysis to fortify the crop against climate-related stresses.

News

Webinar series from CGIAR examines the components of the crop supply chain, as part of the International Year of Plant Health.

Features

Assessing the approach’s potential and limitations for strengthening the livelihoods of the rural poor, a new book draws conclusions applicable across the development field.

News

Breakthrough comes after three years of intensive research and trials conducted in Kenya — and during the United Nations International Year of Plant Health — and represents a significant advance in the global fight against fall armyworm.

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CSISA initiatives support smallholder farmers in India to become successful entrepreneurs.

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Ugandan seed enterprise showcases the performance of stress-resilient maize varieties and engages agro-dealers as last mile seed merchants.

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Rahel Assefa and Kate Dreher selected as inaugural winners of award celebrating women’s contribution to CIMMYT’s work and mission.

Videos

Could an ancient and — in the Americas — commonplace practice help make maize agri-food systems more nutritious?