News

Innovation and technology
Press releases

Researchers argue data from small satellites can help target agricultural interventions to locations where impact will be greatest.

Food security
Features

CIMMYT scientists engage to preserve the Jala maize landrace, famous for producing the longest maize ears in the world.

In the media

Source: Debate (3 Oct 2019)

As climate change poses a challenge for farmers, CIMMYT supports new methods and innovations for better crop production.

Food security
In the media

Source: Relief Web (1 Oct 2019)

CIMMYT, other CGIAR centers, funders and UN agencies met to discuss future of agriculture in Somalia.

Food security
In the media

Source: Oskaloosa Herald (30 Sep 2019)

This year’s speaker is Bram Govaerts, the global Director Innovative Business Strategies at CIMMYT.

Innovation and technology
News

Using existing sources of information, quantifying soil organic carbon would be a first step to increasing it, a crucial way to support climate change mitigation and agricultural resilience.

Climate change
Features

CIMMYT maize physiologist supports development of new climate-resilient maize varieties that help resource-poor Asian farmers protect their food and income security.

Innovation and technology
News

CIMMYT’s work featured on the Counting on the World to Act report, produced by SDSN and TReNDS.

Food security
In the media

Source: Aftenposten (24 Sep 2019)

CIMMYT’s plant breeding contributes to climate resilience of crops around the world.

In the media

Source: The Hindu Business Line (24 Sep 2019)

International team found a way to breed better wheat varieties with high yields and resistance to diseases and the adverse effects of climate change.

Climate change
In the media

Source: The Third Pole (23 Sep 2019)

CIMMYT, ICIMOD and partners launched a Regional Drought Monitoring and Outlook System for South Asia.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

Scientists identified significant new chromosomal regions for wheat yield and disease resistance, which will speed up global breeding efforts.

Climate change
Features

A recent study from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) shows that conservation agriculture and other climate-smart technologies are increasing yields and farmer resilience amidst drought episodes in southern Africa.

Food security
News

Researchers found farmers who increased both the area growing resistant varieties and the number of wheat varieties grown per season saw the biggest yield increases.

Food security
Features

A demand-driven, multi-lens approach ensures the best maize varieties are available to seed companies and farmers.