Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR)

Press releases

CIMMYT researchers and partners are applying genomics, remote sensing and big data analysis to fortify the crop against climate-related stresses.

News

National breeding programs prepped to measure – and boost – genetic gains.

News

AGG partners meet to launch regional networks for eastern and southern Africa and assess capacity development needs.

News

New research establishes three new definitions for targeting wheat varieties in India and validates effectiveness of testing in Obregon, Mexico.

News

Scientists in the Accelerating Genetic Gains in Maize and Wheat for Improved Livelihoods (AGG) project share history and latest results at annual wheat research gathering.

Blogs

First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.

News

Approach can save breeders to time and money, cut waste and improve client-focused results.

Food security
News

Alison Bentley introduces herself and CIMMYT’s innovative wheat research at the BGRI Technical Workshop.

Food security
Press releases

Researchers in Zambia confirm the arrival of this devastating fungal disease to the African continent.

Food security
Publications

A new quantitative genetics study makes a strong case for the yield testing strategies CIMMYT uses in its wheat breeding program.

Food security
Features

Experts from Ethiopia and Kenya join CIMMYT and other partners to renew a long-standing collaboration under the auspices of the new AGG project.

Innovation and technology
Features

Tremendous impact is arising from the longstanding cooperation between CIMMYT’s maize and wheat programs and national programs in countries where CIMMYT works.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

The new AGG project aims to respond to the climate emergency and gender nexus through gender-intentional product profiles for its improved seed varieties and gender-intentional seed delivery pathways.

Innovation and technology
Features

CIMMYT’s historic Toluca station will host a new rapid generation advancement and speed breeding facility to accelerate genetic gains in wheat.

Food security
News

Collaboration, partnership and mutual learning with national partners key focus of new project to accelerate breeding and delivery of improved wheat varieties.