Breaking Ground: Yoseph Beyene breeds desirable maize varieties for smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa
CIMMYT breeder applies new tools and technologies to accelerate genetic gains, make breeding more efficient, and keep up with the changing dynamics of biotic and abiotic stresses.
Maize lethal necrosis has taught us that intensive efforts to keep human and plant diseases at bay need to continue beyond the COVID-19 crisis.
Seed companies in Malawi share how they chose their flagship varieties and got them onto the commercial market.
Hot on the trail of fall armyworm, CIMMYT builds local research partnerships in Southeast Asia.
CIMMYT scientist helps breeders meet complex and stringent market demands for high-quality wheat.
Researchers in Kenya and Uganda are incorporating sensory preferences like taste, smell or texture into maize breeding.
Malawian smallholders tackle challenges together using the farmer field school approach.
New project to deliver wheat disease warnings directly to farmers’ phones in Bangladesh and Nepal.
CIMMYT postharvest specialist tests drying and storage technologies to help reduce grain losses.
Experts share their insights on the link between biodiversity loss and emerging infectious diseases.
Stakeholders work together to strengthen systems for detecting, mitigating and managing the invasion of the destructive pest.
Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.
At demonstration farms, Kenyan farmers discover the stress-tolerant maize varieties they were looking for.
In an environment designed for experimental study and regeneration, maize ancestors can thrive.
CIMMYT and partners revise Nepal’s seed science and technology curriculum, so university graduates are better equipped to join the industry’s work force.