Climate change will see pests moving countries and continents as conditions become more favorable.
Breeders are developing wheat varieties that have stable grain yield under low-water and high-temperature conditions.
Consumers near Mexico City perceived blue maize tortillas to taste better. They were willing to pay up to a third more to buy them for special family events or to consume them in restaurants.
Studying changing food consumption patterns in the context of urbanization and economic and population growth helps plan for the future.
Half a century earlier, scientists collected and preserved samples of maize landraces in Morelos, Mexico. Now, descendants of those farmers were able to get back their ancestral maize seeds and, with them, a piece of their family history.
Fireflies, food and future systems – scientists share inspiration behind choosing science as a lifestyle
CIMMYT scientists and leaders join the International Day of Women and Girls in Science social media buzz and share stories about what inspired their careers.
Mechanization is about finding solutions for farmers in rural communities.
Growing the right wheat varieties is necessary to nutritiously feed a growing population in the context of environmental stress.
A new video highlights the work of the Heat and Drought Wheat Improvement Consortium (HeDWIC) to create new climate-resilient wheat varieties.
BBC radio show Witness History focuses on the life and work of Norman Borlaug.
The mobile kit will allow Ethiopia to quickly identify wheat rust strains in 48 hours, instead of sending samples to labs abroad.
CIMMYT’s five agricultural research stations in Mexico are instrumental for researchers’ work to develop innovative crops and sustainable farming systems worldwide.
In a male-dominated sector, women leading maize seed companies in eastern and southern Africa share their experiences.
In the state of West Bengal, India, farmers and entrepreneurs are finding success with the help of climate-smart conservation agriculture practices.
How CIMMYT fosters diversity in the workplace.