Blogs

Food security
Features

Researchers in Ethiopia show that well-targeted fertilizer recommendations improve fertilizer usage and productivity of maize production.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

CGIAR socio-economic researchers have developed a standardized set of farm household survey questions to improve dataset comparability over space and time.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Down to Earth (15 Jul 2020)

While an estimated 10 percent of India’s 44 million ha of rice is cultivated through direct seeding, the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to an increase in this practice.

Food security
In the media

Source: World Grain (15 Jul 2020)

CIMMYT scientists perform large genome-wide association study in India, Kenya and Mexico to understand yellow rust resistance in wheat.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Farm Biz Africa (12 Jul 2020)

CIMMYT research affirms time and cost-saving advantages of sheller for smallholder maize farmers in Kenya.

Innovation and technology
Features

7 ways to make small-scale mechanization work for African farmers.

Food security
Features

A survey conducted by CIMMYT researchers collected insights from over 200 key value-chain market actors.

Climate change
Blogs

The “learning by doing” concept helps farmers in Zimbabwe successfully adopt sustainable agriculture principles.

Climate change
Features

Interest in farm machinery and crop diversification spike as farmers respond to COVID-19 labor shortages.

Innovation and technology
Features

The tractor-mounted reaper saves farmers time and money and offers new sources of income.

Food security
Press releases

Portal will encourage rapid, iterative experimentation and global teamwork to address spread and impact of the invasive crop pest.

Food security
News

CIMMYT’s work may begin with seeds, but our innovations support farmers at all stages of the value chain.

Food security
Features

Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) comes to a close but its impact lives on.

Food security
In the media

Source: Trouw (28 Jun 2020)

Opinions differ on if world food production could be improved if annual crops, such as maize, rice, wheat and vegetables, could be turned into perennials.

Innovation and technology
Features

CIMMYT Scaling Advisor emphasizes importance of context and systemic thinking in how we do our research and implement projects.