For Mexicans, the “children of corn,” maize is entwined in life, history and tradition. It is not just a crop; it is central to their identity.
Diverse, stress tolerant maize varieties are benefiting smallholders throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
International scientists are on high alert as they develop tactics to fight wheat blast in Bangladesh, which is affecting a large portion of the country’s wheat growing area.
CIMMYT and Bayer’s Crop Science team are looking for practical solutions to future climate-change related challenges in South Asian agriculture.
Cornell University’s Linda McCandless describes some of the agricultural challenges Nepalese farmers face after the devastating 2015 earthquake
Maricelis Acevedo, newly appointed associate director for science for the Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat project left her island home of Puerto Rico in 2003 to pursue a career as a pathologist and h …
Modern nixtamalization technology could increase maize uses and offer Kenyans invaluable benefits.
Improved seeds resilient to drought, disease and other stresses allow farming families to invest more in their livelihoods and children’s futures.
Locally adapted marketing initiatives are successfully converting farmers to the high-performing, drought-tolerant maize variety Lubango in Tanzania.
What do a chapati, a matza, or couscous have in common? The answer is wheat, which is a source for one-fifth of the calories and protein consumed globally.