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Genomic selection breeding approach paves the way to better maize and wheat in farmers’ fields faster.

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CIMMYT market development specialist works to strengthen the seed and fertilizer market systems and value chains in Nepal.

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.

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Pakistan’s goal to achieve self-sufficiency in wheat production just became more attainable with the release of five new wheat varieties.

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Study validates importance and uncovers new benefits of crucial wheat genome segment.

Features

A ten-year partnership led by CIMMYT and IITA tackles climate-induced risks in maize production, developing and deploying new climate-adaptive varieties benefiting over 8 million households in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Molecular breeding experts learn about state-of-the-art data analysis and visualization tools at Wheat Initiative workshops.

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New study in the Western Highlands of Guatemala confirms relation between milpa intercropping diversity and nutritional capacity.

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CIMMYT is offering a new set of improved maize hybrids to partners, to scale up production for farmers in these areas.

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.

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Breakthrough comes after three years of intensive research and trials conducted in Kenya — and during the United Nations International Year of Plant Health — and represents a significant advance in the global fight against fall armyworm.

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

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Researchers join government officials and other stakeholders to discuss collaborative research and development activities in Bangladesh.

Publications

New manual supports informed choices for climate resilience in Zimbabwe.

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