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News

CIMMYT, USAID and partners announce the publication of a guide for integrated pest management of fall armyworm in Asia.

News

Meeting highlights new varieties, production growth and strengthened collaboration through Accelerating Genetic Gains in Maize and Wheat (AGG) project.

Blogs

A new initiative will monitor groundwater and will provide a framework for sustainable irrigation practices.

News

Varietal trait prioritization is important for balancing commercial realities and farmers’ diverse interests.

News

Cross-regional collaboration brings wheat blast protection to farmers in Bangladesh and Brazil.

Features

Partnership for mechanization bolsters economic prosperity in host communities near Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.

Wheat Geneticist/Molecular Breeder
Videos

CIMMYT and its partners worldwide continue to work on this complex challenge, so millions of smallholder farmers can protect their crops and feed their families.

Press releases

Farmers could save costs and contribute to climate mitigation by adopting easy-to-access farming methods like better nitrogen management, intermittent irrigation, and strip tillage, study shows.

Blogs

CIMMYT’s decision to focus on APR genes versus race-specific genes (R-genes) protects the livelihoods of millions of smallholder wheat farmers throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Features

Fostering private sector engagement to develop and scale locally-produced hybrids seeds in Nepal.

News

Postgraduate students visit a hybrid maize seed company as part of drive to enhance partnerships between Nepal’s agricultural universities and the seed industry.

Features

CIMMYT scientists use high-powered drones and space satellite imagery to accelerate crop improvement, fight pests and diseases and help farmers make better crop management decisions.

Features

A mock shop helps researchers understand how Kenyan farmers choose maize seed when their preferred varieties are out of stock.

Videos

Two-wheel tractors have replaced outdated farming tools, helping Ethiopian farmers reduce drudgery, improve productivity and increase their profits.