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.
A group from Chiapas gets frameworks and tools to make innovations sustainable.
Source: Fast Company (7 Jun 2019)
Designer Fernando Laposse collaborated with CIMMYT to find seeds and resuscitate six species of native Mexican corn.
Transition to sustainable farming using concepts from ancestral food production systems leads to healthier soils and diets in Mexico.
CIMMYT’s mechanization team is in a quest to build the perfect machine for each farmer.
Scientists track down the families in Morelos, Mexico, who donated maize landraces to CIMMYT in 1966-67. Would they still be cultivating them?
Cynthia Carmona on her transition from grant management in Mexico to project management in Nepal.
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.
Source: Chicago Tribune (22 Apr 2019)
Three million subsistence farmers producing heirloom corn in Mexico are protecting biodiversity.
Source: Food Processing (16 Apr 2019)
Australian farmers to benefit from CIMMYT high-yielding, white-grained wheat.