The right time for the right place
Zone-specific recommendations provide Afghan farmers with the best practices in wheat production for their region.
Can we accelerate gender equality?
Exacerbated by the pandemic, women are still facing inequality across all areas, including health and livelihoods. CIMMYT is working to make parity a reality.
Drought-tolerant maize and use of forecasting in agriculture praised by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
CIMMYT and CGIAR scientists develop drought-tolerant maize and use forecast information to prevent the spread of crop diseases.
Setting a standard: improving field trial data
New manual helps standardize field trial data collection across Afghanistan.
Can agriculture bring South Asian countries together?
An article in Amar Ujala in India explores the cross-country collaboration instigated by the Borlaug Institute for South Asia.
Strengthening capacity and building national and regional partnerships in the seed sector
CIMMYT and its partners provide training on hybrid maize seeds to value chain actors from South Asia.
Pilot of new wheat variety improves yield for farmers in Ethiopia
Farmers in Ethiopia’s lowlands trialed usage of the Kingbird wheat variety, with promising results for improved yield and increased income.
Exploring the potential for blended wheat flours in Kenya
CIMMYT supports practical solutions to the ongoing global wheat crisis by understanding consumer acceptance of foods baked from blended wheat flour.
Getting to win-win: Can people and nature flourish on an increasingly cultivated planet?
Faced with dramatic biodiversity loss and a growing population, should farmers “share” or “spare” land? Agricultural scientists weigh in, yielding a new perspective.
Q&A: Regenerative agriculture for soil health
Farming system harnesses the power of biology to rebuild soil organic matter, diversify crop systems, and improve water retention and nutrient uptake.
MAIZE partners announce a new manual for effectively managing maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease
The manual builds on the lessons of a decade of work on MLN management in sub-Saharan Africa by CIMMYT and its partners.
Inspiring change through agricultural training: Women’s stories from Bangladesh
More than 40% of the global agricultural labor force is made up of women, and in the least developed countries, two in three women are employed in farming.
Russia-Ukraine conflict and global food security
Explore our analysis of how the Russia-Ukraine war will impact global food security.
Who does what in maize farming in Kenya?
Study deepens the understanding of women’s and men’s roles in maize plot management to guide gender-responsive maize breeding and seed system interventions.
Being the change you wanted to see as a young girl
Agricultural scientist Madhulika Singh shares her experience as the first woman in STEM in her family and in her society in Bihar, India.