Study gives insight into Mexican consumers’ preferences and demand for blue maize tortillas.
The world urgently needs a transformation of the global food system, leading to healthier diets for all and a drastic reduction in agriculture’s environmental impact. The major cereal grains must play a central role in this new revolution for the benefit of the world’s poorest people.
Can you imagine a world without maize and wheat? We can’t!
Long-term research on climate-smart agriculture in Malawi has improved the productivity, resilience and prospects of Mary Twaya, a single mother of three.
Seven young farmers, researchers and activists are advancing change, innovation and research in their communities.
CIMMYT scientists engage to preserve the Jala maize landrace, famous for producing the longest maize ears in the world.
CIMMYT maize physiologist supports development of new climate-resilient maize varieties that help resource-poor Asian farmers protect their food and income security.
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.
A demand-driven, multi-lens approach ensures the best maize varieties are available to seed companies and farmers.
Visiting scientist Roi Ben-David discusses Israel’s exotic germplasm gap and ongoing efforts to restore the country’s lost wheat landrace collections.
This tool allows to identify varieties used by farmers and to track the adoption and impact of improved crops.
Seed production innovations, conservation agriculture and partnerships are key for Africa’s food security
Partner field days in Kenya presented sustainable solutions to crop threats and innovations in seed and agronomy.
CABI’s CEO Trevor Nicholls and CIMMYT’s Director General Martin Kropff analyze the challenges and opportunities for family farmers in the next decade.
At the Africa Food Security Leadership Dialogue in Rwanda, experts and policymakers analyzed ways to address the continent’s food security crisis in the face of climate change.
CIMMYT entomologist strengthens native resistance in maize against fall armyworm and equips farmers with pest control measures.