The global warming challenge for wheat

September 28, 2014

The expected average rate of warming over current wheat areas for the next few decades is a little less than 0.5 °C per decade, which implies a negative yield impact of about 2 percent per decade.

Will yield increases continue to feed the world? The case for wheat

September 25, 2014

Wheat, being produced equally in developing and developed countries, is the top global source of calories and the top traded food grain, a position it is unlikely to lose.

Wheat is not a “rich man’s crop”

August 21, 2014

Wheat productivity must first increase in developing countries, where yield gaps continue to be unacceptably high.

Why wheat matters

August 14, 2014

The history of wheat is the history of civilization.

International Women’s Day 2014: “Equality for women is progress for all”

March 10, 2014

From the CIMMYT archives Nearly 40 years after the United Nations established March 8 as International Women’s Day, we have seen great progress in achieving equality for women – there is greater parit …

Student reflection: my visit to CIMMYT-Hyderabad, India

November 6, 2013

Alex Renaud is a third-year graduate student pursuing a doctorate degree in plant breeding and genetics.

Inspired by women communal farmers

July 13, 2013

Benhilda Masuka is a maize physiologist who joined CIMMYT Zimbabwe in 2009.

Message from Masa: 2006 King Baudouin Award for CIMMYT work in sub-Saharan Africa

December 15, 2006

Masa Iwanaga, CIMMYT Director General, accepts the King Baudouin Award on behalf of the organization in Washington, DC.

Message from Masa: CIMMYT’s research

August 4, 2006

Masa Iwanaga, CIMMYT Director General, on CIMMYT’s research agenda & publications

Message from Masa: Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia

July 7, 2006

Masa Iwanaga, CIMMYT Director General, visits Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia.