Mexico

Food security
Videos

BBC radio show Witness History focuses on the life and work of Norman Borlaug.

Innovation and technology
News

New study provides an extensive field-test validation of existing genetic markers for thousand grain weight; finds both surprises and promising results.

Capacity development
Features

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

Food security
Features

CIMMYT scientists engage to preserve the Jala maize landrace, famous for producing the longest maize ears in the world.

Innovation and technology
News

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

Food security
Features

Visiting scientist Roi Ben-David discusses Israel’s exotic germplasm gap and ongoing efforts to restore the country’s lost wheat landrace collections.

Food security
News

He was instrumental in preparing and distributing nursery results, which are still used by breeders.

Climate change
Features

International gathering highlights cutting edge efforts to improve yields, nutrition, and climate change resilience of a globally vital staple food.

In the media

Source: FoodNavigator-LATAM (5 Aug 2019)

CIMMYT played a key role in facilitating the formation of this association promoting maize biodiversity.

Capacity development
Features

ProMaíz Nativo will promote small-scale landrace maize farmers through certification and fair market access.

Gender and social inclusion
Podcasts

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.

Innovation and technology
Videos

CIMMYT’s five agricultural research stations in Mexico are instrumental for researchers’ work to develop innovative crops and sustainable farming systems worldwide.

Capacity development
News

Palmer made key contributions in applied science to fight hunger and improve livelihoods in the 20th Century.

Food security
Features

Kenya research station offers a unique wheat science platform with global impact.

Health and nutrition
Features

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.