Understanding the relationship between climate change and plant health is key to conserving biodiversity and boosting food production today and for future generations.
CIMMYT’s decision to focus on APR genes versus race-specific genes (R-genes) protects the livelihoods of millions of smallholder wheat farmers throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
Gender equity is one of the best solutions for hunger. Why? The numbers speak for themselves.
Martin Kropff sits down with scientists involved in maize breeding, wheat quality and crop data to discuss their successes and passion behind the work that they do to help CIMMYT and CGIAR reach the Sustainable Development Goals.
Alumni of CIMMYT’s historic wheat training program reflect on a powerful learning experience.
CIMMYT’s tried and tested approaches in varietal turnover and decades of experience in strengthening maize and wheat seed systems have a lot to contribute to CGIAR’s plan of building robust food systems by 2030.
New pilot in Nepal kicks off with a multi-stakeholder dialogue.
This World Soil Day, explore how breeding success is inextricably linked to how we address soil degradation.
Don’t underestimate the crucial role nitrogen plays in cereal-based agroecosystems and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.
Innovative tools and technologies help CIMMYT maize breeders in Africa accelerate the delivery of high-quality seed.
Precision nutrient management helps women farmers in Nepal increase crop yields and household incomes.
The status quo anchors our minds to the past. Good change management can shake this up. Here are four ways plant breeding programs can ready themselves for the big changes we need to make.
CSISA project suggests pathways to remove barriers inhibiting full use of groundwater irrigation infrastructure in Nepal’s Terai region.
The “learning by doing” concept helps farmers in Zimbabwe successfully adopt sustainable agriculture principles.