In India’s state of Odisha, maize farming is lifting up the socioeconomic status of women.
Could an ancient and — in the Americas — commonplace practice help make maize agri-food systems more nutritious?
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CIMMYT maize and wheat quality experts explain the importance of whole grains for healthy diets.
Improving global coordination of crop modeling efforts.
A video to be aired on Bangladeshi television shows farmers how to identify the pest and manage a potential infestation.
A new video dramatizes the human stakes of the battle against fall armyworm and shows how techniques developed by CIMMYT and partners are helping farmers beat the pest.
Sustainable farming method can increase resilience to climate change, protect biodiversity and sustainably use natural resources.
The Nobel Peace Center, Mexico’s government and CIMMYT celebrate the International Day of Peace and honor the legacy of Norman Borlaug, who saved one billion lives because “You can’t build peace on empty stomachs.”
New online training takes farmers and service providers though a visual journey on the use of conservation agriculture-based sustainable intensification methods.
Workshop participants exchange ideas on expanding opportunities for women in the seed sector.
Maize and wheat seeds from all over the world are preserved at the CIMMYT genebank, used to bring new varieties to farmers, and backed up at the Global Seed Vault.
Entomologist and CIMMYT partner Mike Smith explains the importance of documenting the economic value of crop pest research.
Developing genomic profiles of DNA samples can accelerate the breeding process.
Entomologist Punya Nachappa explains wheat curl mites, the impact of climate change and why breeding for host plant resistance is key.