Colombia

Press releases

Regional CGIAR Initiative will improve the livelihoods of farmers, and the resilience and competitiveness of agrifood systems, in Latin America and the Caribbean.

News

The new AgriLAC Resiliente Initiative will increase resilience, ecosystem services and the competitiveness of agrifood innovation systems in the region.

Press releases

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.

In the media

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’.

Features

Monitor, Evaluation and Learning Manager uses technological tools to streamline data gathering and analysis for improved project design.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Bram Govaerts receives the highest distinction offered by the American Society of Agronomy.

Features

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.

Capacity development
Features

Seven young farmers, researchers and activists are advancing change, innovation and research in their communities.

Innovations
News

CIMMYT’s work featured on the Counting on the World to Act report, produced by SDSN and TReNDS.

Nutrition, health and food security
Press releases

The project will develop maize varieties adapted to the country’s farming conditions and will promote sustainable intensification practices among farmers.

News

A new zinc-enriched maize variety developed by CIMMYT was released in Colombia to help combat malnutrition in South America.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

A field day was organized at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture to show the advances of biofortified maize in Colombia.

Capacity development
News

CIMMYT joins global partnership to find sustainable solutions to agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean.