CIMMYT aims to enhance the relevance and overall impact of maize and wheat-specific interventions for smallholder farmers. Raising the productivity of these crops is essential to alleviate poverty and ensure food security. As gender and socio-economic issues cut across all areas in agricultural production, it is essential to know how various factors such as agricultural research and development interventions and related development policies and programs will affect economic activities and social relationships among different groups of people in maize and wheat-based farming systems.


  • Gender training in Nepal
  • Women in South Asia
  • Woman farmer showing better maize
  • Harvesting wheat in India
  • Tasting food made of wheat
  • Women shelling maize


  • Close the gap. Feed the globe. Women in science.