International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

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News

Publication reviews the history of CGIAR maize research from 1970 to 2020.

Annual reports

For nearly a decade, the CGIAR Research Program on Maize has contributed to resilient, equitable and socially inclusive maize agri-food systems. 2020 proved this work to be more necessary than ever.

Press releases

New report quantifies the impact of 20 years of CGIAR-led maize improvement for Africa.

News

The second installment in the CGIAR International Year of Plant Health Webinar Series tackles the often-overlooked issue of germplasm health.

News

One of CIMMYT and CGIAR’s biggest supporters, he sets out on a virtual book tour to spark collaborative action toward avoiding a climate disaster and calls for innovations in almost everything that we do.

Press releases

As partners come together as One CGIAR to enact a bold climate-centered strategy, projects like CIMMYT and IITA’s decades-long work on climate-smart maize can help show the way forward.

Features

Experts and over 900 participants tackled the agricultural, social, and environmental consequences of climate change-driven impacts on plant health.

News

A report commissioned by the CGIAR Advisory Services assesses the program’s achievements from 2017-2019.

Features

New lines of CIMMYT-derived maize show increased resistance to maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease. Their rapid adoption, along with sustained monitoring and prevention efforts, are crucial to preventing another outbreak, argues a new report.

News

Ugandan seed enterprise showcases the performance of stress-resilient maize varieties and engages agro-dealers as last mile seed merchants.

Blogs

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

News

As the pest continues to cause damage to farmers’ fields, CIMMYT trained national agricultural partners on integrated pest management.

Features

Strong partnerships key to making healthy diets affordable and meeting global nutrition challenges, says CIMMYT researcher Natalia Palacios at 2020 African Green Revolution Forum.

Nutrition, health and food security
Press releases

New project will research and promote the adoption of sustainable farming method and practices.