Tremendous impact is arising from the longstanding cooperation between CIMMYT’s maize and wheat programs and national programs in countries where CIMMYT works.
The new AGG project aims to respond to the climate emergency and gender nexus through gender-intentional product profiles for its improved seed varieties and gender-intentional seed delivery pathways.
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.
The five young awardees are advancing change, innovation and research in their communities.
With multi-sector support for climate-sensitive practices, African farmers can boost food security and resilience
Conservation agriculture has potential to conserve soils, improve yields and limit environmental impacts.
A new study shows that while CA is well suited to helping farmers adapt to, and even increase profits in changing climates, there is considerable uncertainty about how much CA contributes to the mitigation aspect.
A new study shows how wheat breeders can more efficiently increase yield and improve their selections by using modern genetic tools.
Fall armyworm devastates crops in sub-Saharan Africa: A quick and coordinated regional response is required
The head of CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program highlights the potential impact of the fall armyworm pest and how CGIAR researchers are contributing to a quick and coordinated response across the Africa.
Smallholder farmers in South Africa can now access and grow new maize varieties with transgenic resistance to stem borers, the most damaging insect pest of maize.