Water, heat and lime transform grain in a traditional Central American maize processing method.
New study in the Western Highlands of Guatemala confirms relation between milpa intercropping diversity and nutritional capacity.
Assessing the approach’s potential and limitations for strengthening the livelihoods of the rural poor, a new book draws conclusions applicable across the development field.
Monitor, Evaluation and Learning Manager uses technological tools to streamline data gathering and analysis for improved project design.
New research recommends targeted assistance and engagement with small farmers in rural Guatemala to improve livelihoods and reduce migration pressures.
The effect of factors limiting production differs across regions, researchers observe.
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.
CIMMYT, HarvestPlus and Semilla Nueva are working together to reduce the country’s levels of malnutrition, through the development and deployment of the world’s first biofortified zinc-enriched maize.
The seed varieties stored in the CIMMYT germplasm bank were of vital importance in efforts to restore food security in the aftermath of Hurricane Stan.
Farmers expressed interest in the varieties due to their high yield quality protein content, high zinc levels, early maturity and large kernel size.
Tending her own crops gives Carolina Camacho insights into the challenges farmers face that she could never have learned in a classroom.