Genetic gain for yield in CIMMYT varieties distributed in Afghanistan shows an increase over a 14-year period.
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.
Source: Mexico Business News (14 Oct 2022)
Bram Govaerts discussing the development of seed systems that work for smallholder farmers.
Experts share latest updates, experiences, and ways forward to help farmers battle fall armyworm.
Maize and wheat seeds stored in Svalbard are essential for protecting global biodiversity for future generations.
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.
For World Food Day, discover how CIMMYT is improving food security, livelihoods and nutrition in South Asia, with support from ACIAR.
High-yielding purple maize, introduced into Peruvian agriculture by Alicia Medina Hoyos, is attracting global attention.
A range of maize varieties that are high-yielding, climate resilient and nutritious are being introduced for the first time in Nepal.
Wheat experts gather at the Second International Wheat Congress to discuss resilience and sustainability, aiming to increase collaboration in the advancement of the crop.
The results of the Plan Maíz 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.
CIMMYT presents data to Tropentag on potential benefits of women participation in household decisions on crop farming and variety selection.
CIMMYT discovers and validates new science, translates it into innovations, and scales them up for farmers and society.
Through the CSISA project, CIMMYT is helping female farmers in Bangladesh, India, and Nepal to receive the recognition and opportunities they deserve.
Male and female farmers in Ethiopia and India face different challenges to accessing new wheat varieties, discovers CIMMYT researchers.