Winners of the Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) Early Career Award joined an on-going wheat research training course organized by CIMMYT.
Crop genetic gains remain too low, and international scientists are making a concerted effort to determine how best to increase yields.
Malnutrition is rising again and becoming more complex, according to the director-general of the world’s leading public maize and wheat research center.
Mike Olsen, upstream research coordinator for CIMMYT maize program, works with scientists to use new technologies to increase breeding program efficiency and genetic gain.
Naivasha, Kenya 2017. Photo: CIMMYT/ P.Lowe In the last decade, the climate of Africa has been changing in dramatic ways. Many regions face unpredictable levels of rainfall, which can lead both drough …
Women farmers, researchers, and local agencies fight to unlock the potential of maize in eastern India
A women dries maize grain after shelling. Photo: CIMMYT/ Wasim Iftikar Unforeseen market effects, particularly rising land values and falling maize prices, have blocked the headway of women’s groups i …
Gender awareness and gender-sensitive approaches are slowly spreading into agricultural research, extension, and policy in Ethiopia, according to industry experts.
A new publication details current gender gaps in rural mechanization in Bangladesh, and outlines plans to overcome these challenges.
A new set of resources has been released to aid agricultural researchers in integrating gender sensitivities into their research for development projects.
A new CIMMYT developed zinc-enriched maize variety was released in Colombia to help combat malnutrition in South America.