Over the past 50 years, various research activities have been undertaken to boost protein quality and micronutrient levels in maize and wheat to help improve nutrition in poor communities.
Nearly 150 scientists, researchers and extension agents attended a field training on conservation agriculture and mechanization for sustainable intensification.
A new study predicts that climate change will have a large, secondary impacts on agricultural societies in sub-Saharan Africa.
As an El Niño-induced drought continues to devastate southern African food crops, CIMMYT promoted drought-tolerant maize to Malawian politicians.
CIMMYT is expanding conservation agricultural practices aimed at enhancing the productivity of labor, land and capital in China’s Sichuan Province.
CIMMYT Principal Scientist Ortiz-Monasterio appointed as 2017 Global Agronomy Section Vice Chair of the American Society of Agronomy.
For Mexicans, the “children of corn,” maize is entwined in life, history and tradition. It is not just a crop; it is central to their identity.
Diverse, stress tolerant maize varieties are benefiting smallholders throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
Agriculture sector should commit to specific greenhouse gas emissions targets to contribute to fight against global warming, researchers propose EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) – International scientists ha …
A new study reveals the need for continued development of maize varieities resistant to MLN and strengthening farmer resilience.
CIMMYT and Bayer’s Crop Science team are looking for practical solutions to future climate-change related challenges in South Asian agriculture.
Cornell University’s Linda McCandless describes some of the agricultural challenges Nepalese farmers face after the devastating 2015 earthquake
The Stress Tolerant Maize for Africa (STMA) project aims to diminish devastating constraints in maize production that occur simultaneously across many regions in sub-Saharan Africa. The project develo …
What do a chapati, a matza, or couscous have in common? The answer is wheat, which is a source for one-fifth of the calories and protein consumed globally.
CIMMYT’s Southern Africa regional office celebrated 50 years of agriculture research for development in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Water shortages and decade long drought are mobilizing Iran find new approaches to agriculture.
At least 40 million smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa are profiting from more than 200 new drought-tolerant varieties of maize.
Cropping systems can become more resilient in the face of climate change through better coordination and standardization.
In southern Africa close to 50 million people are projected to be affected by droughts caused by the current El Niño, write CIMMYT scientists.