Food security

The new AGG project has a strong focus on more synergistic and supportive partnerships with national programs to help improve the effectiveness of their breeding efforts.

Innovation and technology

Scientists use spatial price prediction models to estimate local prices that might be more relevant than the national average.

Senior Seed System Specialist

Gender and Development Specialist

Agricultural Economist
Health and nutrition
Press releases

More than two million households across six countries received sweet potato enriched with vitamin A as part of a project led by the International Potato Center (CIP).

Senior Scientist
Climate change

Agriculture leaders of eastern and southern Africa encourage wider adoption of conservation agriculture for the benefit of farmers, consumers and the environment.

Climate change

A new book draws on experiences of men and women farmers across eastern and southern Africa who bravely embraced change to improve their farming methods and the lives and livelihoods of their families.

Food security
In the media

Source: (23 Apr 2019)

CIMMYT partnered with UC Davis to breed maize seeds that can withstand drought.

Cropping Systems Agronomist