Latin American female scientists collaborate on CIMMYT-supported TechMaiz project
Women researchers from Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru work alongside each other on innovative project and build bonds in the hope of completing future projects.
AgriLAC Resiliente presented in Guatemala
Regional CGIAR Initiative will improve the livelihoods of farmers, and the resilience and competitiveness of agrifood systems, in Latin America and the Caribbean.
CGIAR Initiative to increase resilience, sustainability and competitiveness in Latin America and the Caribbean
The new AgriLAC Resiliente Initiative will increase resilience, ecosystem services and the competitiveness of agrifood innovation systems in the region.
New integrated methodology supports inclusive and resilient global food systems transformation
CGIAR centers present methodology for transforming resource-constrained, polluting and vulnerable farming into inclusive, sustainable and resilient food systems that deliver healthy and affordable diets for all within planetary boundaries.
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center works in Colombia to enhance grain quality
Source: RCN Radio (15 Dec 2020)
Natalia Palacios, Maize Quality Specialist at CIMMYT, spoke about the center’s work in Colombia and the future of maize production in the program ‘Tierra de Sueños’.
Breaking Ground: Andrea Gardeazábal transforms data into meaningful information
Monitor, Evaluation and Learning Manager uses technological tools to streamline data gathering and analysis for improved project design.
Leading US agronomy organization awards fellowship to CIMMYT agri-food systems expert
Bram Govaerts receives the highest distinction offered by the American Society of Agronomy.
Highlighting innovation in Latin American maize agri-food systems
Maize experts, as well as scientists from other key crops, from around the world came together to discuss these challenges and how to solve them at the 23rd Latin American Maize Reunion and 4th Seed Congress, held October 7-10 in Monteria, Colombia.
Winners of 2019 MAIZE Youth Innovators Awards – Latin America announced
Seven young farmers, researchers and activists are advancing change, innovation and research in their communities.
UN-sponsored report acknowledges CIMMYT’s use of data and technologies to promote sustainable farming in Latin America
CIMMYT’s work featured on the Counting on the World to Act report, produced by SDSN and TReNDS.
New partnership announced for sustainable maize production in Colombia
The project will develop maize varieties adapted to the country’s farming conditions and will promote sustainable intensification practices among farmers.
First zinc maize variety launched to reduce malnutrition in Colombia
A new zinc-enriched maize variety developed by CIMMYT was released in Colombia to help combat malnutrition in South America.
Improving diet through nutritious maize in Colombia
A field day was organized at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture to show the advances of biofortified maize in Colombia.