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CIMMYT director general visits India

June 13, 2018

Work plan signing ceremony, Kropff and Mohapatra. Photo: CIMMYT. Last week director general of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Martin Kropff touched down in India. For K …


On-the job training boosts drought monitoring skills in Bangladesh

June 5, 2018

A two-week on the job training took place in March on the application of remote sensing in drought monitoring and crop mapping in Kathmandu, Nepal to build the capacity of young and mid-career profess …


Q+A with Denis Huneault about CIMMYT’s No-Plastic Initiative

June 5, 2018

On June 5, the United Nations is using World Environment Day’s theme “Beat Plastic Pollution” to challenge people around the globe to reduce their usage of single-use plastics by following the motto: …


Breaking Ground: Wei Xiong helps farmers and policymakers make better decisions

May 30, 2018

Farmers and agricultural policymakers frequently encounter tough decisions with complex trade-offs. Selecting which crop to plant next season, for example, would be much easier with a crystal ball. We …


Sabbatical / Visiting Fellow Opportunities

May 25, 2018

We are seeking dynamic, pro-active and results-oriented Sabbatical/Visiting Fellows in the following four thematic areas of Wheat and/or Maize Agri-Food Systems (AFS).


The most important award is the one farmers give: Bram Govaerts

May 25, 2018

Bram Govaerts with the members of the Río Fuerte Sur Farmer Association (AARFS) Management Committee. Photo: José Saucedo. On the 14th of May, the Río Fuerte Sur Farmers’ Association (Asociación de Ag …


Gender and Social Inclusion Researcher

May 23, 2018

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, known by its Spanish acronym, CIMMYT®, is a not-for-profit agricultural research for development organization with partners in over 100 countries. …


New Publications: Biofortified maize to reduce malnutrition

May 17, 2018

Female farmer carries maize back from the field. A new science brief, written by scientists from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and partner organizations details the use …


CIMMYT at DAWN Pakistan Agri Expo 2018

May 11, 2018

The Agricultural Innovation Program for Pakistan (AIP), set up a stall at the DAWN Pakistan Agri Expo in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan on 3-4 May, 2018 to present successes in agricultural technologies and …


Genotypic Data Curator

May 11, 2018

CIMMYT is seeking for a dynamic, self-motivated, and service-oriented staff person for the position of Genotypic Data Curator to work in the Genetic Resources Program (GRP).


Mexico and CIMMYT share a common vision for sustainable food production

May 9, 2018

Mexico’s Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) is committed to provide Mexican farmers with the best possible seed and technical support, according to …


Work of Sustainable and Resilient Farming System Intensification project applauded at external review

May 8, 2018

A female farmer telling her story. Photo: CIMMYT. This February, the Sustainable and Resilient Farming System Intensification (SRFSI) project showcased its field activities to a high-level External Su …


EiB sabbaticals in Bioinformatics and Data Management

May 7, 2018

The Excellence in Breeding Module 5 will be sponsoring short-term sabbaticals (approximately 1 month) in 2018 for members of the Data management and Biometrics/Bioinformatics Communities of Practice. …


New Publications: Exploring gender equality in Malawi

May 3, 2018

A new study set in rural Malawi examines increasing jointness in intra-household decision-making to increase resilience and productivity.


Senior Projects Administrator

April 6, 2018

CIMMYT is seeking two dynamics, self-motivated, and service-oriented professionals for the positions of Senior Projects Administrator to work in the Sustainable Intensification Program (SIP).


New Publications: Precision agriculture for smallholder farmers

April 5, 2018

A new study tests a stepping-stone for small-scale precision agriculture fertilizer application.


End of eight-year project leaves farmers ready to tackle climate change in Africa

April 5, 2018

After eight years the Sustainable Intensification of Maize-Legume Cropping Systems for Food Security in Eastern and Southern Africa (SIMLESA) project concludes this June.


Training Coordinator

March 21, 2018

We are seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, and service-oriented professional for the position of Training Coordinator in the Sustainable Intensification Program (SIP).


New guides help agricultural scientists think gender in research design

March 5, 2018

A new set of resources has been released to aid agricultural researchers in integrating gender sensitivities into their research for development projects.


USAID delegation visits CIMMYT Pakistan office

February 28, 2018

A delegation of representatives from the USAID’s Mission for Economic Growth and Agriculture in Pakistan visited the National Agricultural Research Center to see the interventions by the Agricultural …