Mexico

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.

Capacity development
News

A group from Chiapas gets frameworks and tools to make innovations sustainable.

Food security
In the media

Source: Fast Company (7 Jun 2019)

Designer Fernando Laposse collaborated with CIMMYT to find seeds and resuscitate six species of native Mexican corn.

Health and nutrition
Blogs

Transition to sustainable farming using concepts from ancestral food production systems leads to healthier soils and diets in Mexico.

Innovation and technology
Features

CIMMYT’s mechanization team is in a quest to build the perfect machine for each farmer.

Food security
Features

Scientists track down the families in Morelos, Mexico, who donated maize landraces to CIMMYT in 1966-67. Would they still be cultivating them?

Food security
Features

Cynthia Carmona on her transition from grant management in Mexico to project management in Nepal.

Food security
In the media

Source: La Repubblica (2 May 2019)

Researchers from CIMMYT, the University of Wageningen and the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna published a tracing study on abandonment of maize landraces over the last 50 years in Morelos.

Food security
In the media

Source: Chicago Tribune (22 Apr 2019)

Three million subsistence farmers producing heirloom corn in Mexico are protecting biodiversity.

Food security
In the media

Source: Food Processing (16 Apr 2019)

Australian farmers to benefit from CIMMYT high-yielding, white-grained wheat.

Capacity development
Capacity development