Blogs

Climate adaptation and mitigation
News

A project run by CIMMYT is giving farmers access to demos, field days and seed fairs to improve their understanding of good agronomic practices and improved seed varieties.

In the media

Source: New Nigerian Newspaper (20 Oct 2022)

Food crops and animal feeds produced through biotechnology innovations can now be imported into Kenya after the ban on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) was lifted.

Capacity development
News

CIMMYT experts share latest updates in efforts to achieve feed self-sufficiency and more sustainable agrifood systems in Nepal.

Nutrition, health and food security
Publications

Genetic gain for yield in CIMMYT varieties distributed in Afghanistan shows an increase over a 14-year period.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Eastern Daily Press (15 Oct 2022)

A tiered approach is needed to tackle food crises and wheat shortages triggered by the Ukraine-Russia crisis.

Capacity development
Videos

The CIMMYT–China collaboration over four decades has added some 10.7 million additional tons of wheat to China’s national wheat output.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Mexico Business News (14 Oct 2022)

Bram Govaerts discussing the development of seed systems that work for smallholder farmers.

Environmental health and biodiversity
News

Experts share latest updates, experiences, and ways forward to help farmers battle fall armyworm.

Environmental health and biodiversity
News

Maize and wheat seeds stored in Svalbard are essential for protecting global biodiversity for future generations.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

CIMMYT’s agrifood systems research looks at how to better connect farmers to consumers in a sustainable way, allowing for higher benefits from farming and increased access to nutritious cereal-based food for consumers.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Features

For World Food Day, discover how CIMMYT is improving food security, livelihoods and nutrition in South Asia, with support from ACIAR.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Features

High-yielding purple maize, introduced into Peruvian agriculture by Alicia Medina Hoyos, is attracting global attention.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

A range of maize varieties that are high-yielding, climate resilient and nutritious are being introduced for the first time in Nepal.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Wheat experts gather at the Second International Wheat Congress to discuss resilience and sustainability, aiming to increase collaboration in the advancement of the crop.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Press releases

The results of the Plan MaĂ­z initiative were presented and, looking ahead, one of the goals is to ensure that 20% of the maize and wheat from this project is sourced through regenerative agriculture practices by 2025 and 50% by 2030.