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Genetic gain for yield in CIMMYT varieties distributed in Afghanistan shows an increase over a 14-year period.

In the media

Source: Eastern Daily Press (15 Oct 2022)

A tiered approach is needed to tackle food crises and wheat shortages triggered by the Ukraine-Russia crisis.

In the media

Source: Mexico Business News (14 Oct 2022)

Bram Govaerts discussing the development of seed systems that work for smallholder farmers.

News

Experts share latest updates, experiences, and ways forward to help farmers battle fall armyworm.

News

Maize and wheat seeds stored in Svalbard are essential for protecting global biodiversity for future generations.

Features

CIMMYT’s agrifood systems research looks at how to better connect farmers to consumers in a sustainable way, allowing for higher benefits from farming and increased access to nutritious cereal-based food for consumers.

Features

For World Food Day, discover how CIMMYT is improving food security, livelihoods and nutrition in South Asia, with support from ACIAR.

Features

High-yielding purple maize, introduced into Peruvian agriculture by Alicia Medina Hoyos, is attracting global attention.

News

A range of maize varieties that are high-yielding, climate resilient and nutritious are being introduced for the first time in Nepal.

News

Wheat experts gather at the Second International Wheat Congress to discuss resilience and sustainability, aiming to increase collaboration in the advancement of the crop.

Press releases

The results of the Plan MaĂ­z initiative were presented and, looking ahead, one of the goals is to ensure that 20% of the maize and wheat from this project is sourced through regenerative agriculture practices by 2025 and 50% by 2030.

News

CIMMYT presents data to Tropentag on potential benefits of women participation in household decisions on crop farming and variety selection.

News

CIMMYT discovers and validates new science, translates it into innovations, and scales them up for farmers and society.

Features

Through the CSISA project, CIMMYT is helping female farmers in Bangladesh, India, and Nepal to receive the recognition and opportunities they deserve.

Publications

Male and female farmers in Ethiopia and India face different challenges to accessing new wheat varieties, discovers CIMMYT researchers.