Every year, thousands of wheat lines are analyzed in detail in the CIMMYT Wheat Quality laboratory to determine the nutritional, processing and end-use quality of the grain.
CIMMYT and its partners worldwide continue to work on this complex challenge, so millions of smallholder farmers can protect their crops and feed their families.
How to preserve and share the genetic biodiversity of maize.
Two-wheel tractors have replaced outdated farming tools, helping Ethiopian farmers reduce drudgery, improve productivity and increase their profits.
Could an ancient and — in the Americas — commonplace practice help make maize agri-food systems more nutritious?
Kick back, press play and enjoy some of our favorite videos of the year.
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.
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.