A view from above
CIMMYT scientists use high-powered drones and space satellite imagery to accelerate crop improvement, fight pests and diseases and help farmers make better crop management decisions.
Buying into new seed
A mock shop helps researchers understand how Kenyan farmers choose maize seed when their preferred varieties are out of stock.
A conservation conversation
In a Q&A, Thomas Payne reflects on how CIMMYT’s wheat genebank can be a model for maintaining biodiversity in agricultural systems.
Breaking Ground: Natalia Palacios gets the most out of maize
From biofortification to cooking techniques, a CIMMYT scientist and her team test how to make this global staple as nutritious as possible.
World Health Day 2021
Five CIMMYT solutions for a fairer, healthier world.
Nepal launches digital soil map
Digital platform provides information that will help increase crop productivity and improve soil health.
How do we sustainably manage transboundary diseases and crop pests?
CGIAR webinar examined the technological, sustainability and social implications of integrated approaches.
Fighting the stress
CIMMYT partner seed company supports smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa with stress-tolerant seed against biotic and abiotic stresses.
Women in Bangladesh start successful businesses using power-tiller-operated seeders.
Breaking Ground: Dyutiman Choudhary builds strong agribusinesses for sustainable economic growth
CIMMYT market development specialist works to strengthen the seed and fertilizer market systems and value chains in Nepal.
Q&A: A decade of improved and climate-smart maize through collaborative research and innovation
A ten-year partnership led by CIMMYT and IITA tackles climate-induced risks in maize production, developing and deploying new climate-adaptive varieties benefiting over 8 million households in sub-Saharan Africa.
Costich retires, but her odyssey continues
The head of the Maize Germplasm Bank, who retired in September, modernized the bank’s data curation and promoted outreach to maize landrace farming communities in the Americas.
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, CGIAR and CIMMYT scientists share their career journeys.
CGIAR webinar unleashes multidisciplinary approach to climate change and plant health
Experts and over 900 participants tackled the agricultural, social, and environmental consequences of climate change-driven impacts on plant health.
Fast-tracked adoption of second-generation resistant maize varieties key to managing maize lethal necrosis in Africa
New lines of CIMMYT-derived maize show increased resistance to maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease. Their rapid adoption, along with sustained monitoring and prevention efforts, are crucial to preventing another outbreak, argues a new report.