BBC radio show Witness History focuses on the life and work of Norman Borlaug.
New study provides an extensive field-test validation of existing genetic markers for thousand grain weight; finds both surprises and promising results.
Seven young farmers, researchers and activists are advancing change, innovation and research in their communities.
CIMMYT scientists engage to preserve the Jala maize landrace, famous for producing the longest maize ears in the world.
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.
Visiting scientist Roi Ben-David discusses Israel’s exotic germplasm gap and ongoing efforts to restore the country’s lost wheat landrace collections.
He was instrumental in preparing and distributing nursery results, which are still used by breeders.
International gathering highlights cutting edge efforts to improve yields, nutrition, and climate change resilience of a globally vital staple food.
Source: FoodNavigator-LATAM (5 Aug 2019)
CIMMYT played a key role in facilitating the formation of this association promoting maize biodiversity.
ProMaíz Nativo will promote small-scale landrace maize farmers through certification and fair market access.
Wheat physiologist Carolina Rivera shares what it is like to be a woman in agricultural science working on one of the world’s biggest problems — how to feed a growing planet.
CIMMYT’s five agricultural research stations in Mexico are instrumental for researchers’ work to develop innovative crops and sustainable farming systems worldwide.
Palmer made key contributions in applied science to fight hunger and improve livelihoods in the 20th Century.
Kenya research station offers a unique wheat science platform with global impact.
As processed food products gain popularity in Mexico City, researchers are keen to understand variation in access to healthier maize- and wheat-based foods across differences in purchasing power.