GENNOVATE research reveals communities with numerous women-headed households record high levels of poverty reduction.
In a move to bolster gender equity in agriculture, CIMMYT will launch a series of training courses promoting the integration gender awareness and analysis in research for development.
Small-scale mechanization is becoming more important on farms in Nepal as young people, particularly men, migrate away from rural areas in large numbers.
CIMMYT maize breeder Thokozile Ndhlela interviewed on career and inspiring girls in Africa to embrace agriculture.
Despite over a decade of implementing policies and programs to promote gender equity in research, some countries have seen women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers stagnate an …
Sustainable farming practices allow smallholder farmers to improve maize yields while reducing deforestation in Mexico, report finds.
A leading NGO is working together with CIMMYT in India to generate awareness among women about climate-smart practices.
Shelley Feldman, recently retired professor at Cornell University, gives a keynote speech on gender balance in agriculture at CIMMYT’s 50th anniversary conference. CIMMYT/Alfonso Arredondo. MEXICO CIT …
NGO partnership brings new capacity building opportunities.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CIMMYT’s new museum highlights the past, present and future of maize and wheat research. Photo: S. Storr/CIMMYT EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) – A new museum in Mexico provides histor …
Despite the large numbers of women working on farms, their voices are not heard by international development policymakers, handicapping global efforts to achieve food security, Catherine Bertini says.
CIMMYT PhD fellow Tania Martínez receives Mexican National Youth Award for her outstanding performance in academic achievement.
It is often a mystery why a new agricultural technology or practice can be successful in one community yet fail to have the desired effect in another.
Since 2004, conservation agriculture has helped farmers in southern Africa maintain and boost yields, protect the environment and increase profits.
A new study predicts that climate change will have a large, secondary impacts on agricultural societies in sub-Saharan Africa.
A new study reveals the need for continued development of maize varieities resistant to MLN and strengthening farmer resilience.
Maricelis Acevedo, newly appointed associate director for science for the Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat project left her island home of Puerto Rico in 2003 to pursue a career as a pathologist and h …
Climate-change-induced heat stress and disease pathogens migrating across borders threaten the world’s wheat supply and food security in Africa and the Middle East. Building on the Durable Rust Resist …
GENNOVATE is a global comparative research initiative which addresses the question of how gender norms influence men, women and youth to adopt innovation in agriculture and natural resource management …
Efforts to meet agricultural needs of women farmers to bolster global food security took shape in CIMMYT’s early days.