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Videos

Every year, thousands of wheat lines are analyzed in detail in the CIMMYT Wheat Quality laboratory to determine the nutritional, processing and end-use quality of the grain.

In the media

Source: Horti Daily (26 Aug 2021)

At CIMMYT’s experimental station in Toluca, Mexico, scientists use greenhouse technologies to develop improved varieties that boost production, prevent crop disease and improve smallholder farmers’ livelihood.

Features

CIMMYT’s collaboration with scientists in Kazakhstan finds a new, promising source of genetic resistance to tan spot, a damaging wheat disease.

News

CIMMYT’s MasAgro project acknowledged for promoting sustainable agriculture in new report by The Economist Intelligence Unit.

Gender equity is one of the best solutions for hunger. Why? The numbers speak for themselves.

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.

Features

Educator and researcher trains partners from around the world in CIMMYT’s unique wheat improvement course.

Features

CIMMYT scientists use high-powered drones and space satellite imagery to accelerate crop improvement, fight pests and diseases and help farmers make better crop management decisions.

Videos

How to preserve and share the genetic biodiversity of maize.

Features

In a Q&A, Thomas Payne reflects on how CIMMYT’s wheat genebank can be a model for maintaining biodiversity in agricultural systems.

Member, CIMMYT Board of Trustees
Press releases

Over 700,000 people will benefit from the Aguas Firmes project, which will facilitate the adoption of sustainable intensification practices on more than 4,000 hectares, through a partnership with Grupo Modelo and GIZ.

In the media

Source: Reuters (15 Apr 2021)

Scientists at CIMMYT expect to sharply ramp up new wheat varieties enriched with zinc that can boost the essential mineral for millions of poor people with deficient diets.

Explainers

Water, heat and lime transform grain in a traditional Central American maize processing method.

News

Agricultural experimental station in Toluca will be renamed to honor distinguished scientist.