Scientists track down the families in Morelos, Mexico, who donated maize landraces to CIMMYT in 1966-67. Would they still be cultivating them?
Cynthia Carmona on her transition from grant management in Mexico to project management in Nepal.
Research busts common myths about agricultural labor in Africa, suggests a shift in mechanization policy
New study shows African farming households are far more dependent on labor markets, and much more inclined to hire mechanization services, than previously assumed.
Breaking Ground: Tawanda Mashonganyika unites crop breeders and market experts for more impactful varieties
He supports breeders to design new varieties focused on replacing older products in a specific market.
On World Health Day, we are sharing five stories showing how CIMMYT is combatting hidden hunger and how agricultural research and innovation leads to healthier families, improved livelihoods and a healthier planet.
Researchers are using data and tools to produce information that can help farmers, research institutions and governments take better decisions on agronomic practices and investments.
How important is farming relative to non-farm activities for the income of young rural Africans?
By reducing drudgery, irrigation and costs, conservation agriculture enables the soil of the charlands to produce rice and maize yields consecutively.
Reaching even the most remote corners of Africa, agrodealers give farmers access to agricultural inputs and services.
With so much germplasm to categorize, what’s the best way to label them? Seeds of Discovery is working on the answer.
Self-help groups in Bihar are putting thousands of rural women in touch with agricultural innovations, benefiting households and the environment.
CIMMYT sociologist believes there is one vital resource that remains untapped to increase food security and boost livelihoods.
These entrepreneurs are breaking social barriers while improving household nutrition and livelihoods.
Farmers are reaping the benefits of SAWA hybrid, an improved maize seed variety designed to withstand drought conditions.
Unsustainable farming practices like monocropping are impacting soil health and reducing the productivity of farms.