Global Wheat Program director Hans Braun retires, leaving behind a legacy of strong leadership and wheat for millions.
The Nobel Peace Center, Mexico’s government and CIMMYT celebrate the International Day of Peace and honor the legacy of Norman Borlaug, who saved one billion lives because “You can’t build peace on empty stomachs.”
Maize and wheat seeds from all over the world are preserved at the CIMMYT genebank, used to bring new varieties to farmers, and backed up at the Global Seed Vault.
What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?
Source: EuroNews (2 Mar 2020)
Rising temperatures pose risk for agriculture in Europe — but adaptation is under way with the help of climate data.
At international conference, plant nutrition experts highlight the important role of sustainability.
CIMMYT researcher explores the ways in which gender norms influence agricultural innovation around the world.
A step towards food security: German and Mexican researchers working jointly on the wheat of tomorrow
Source: Kooperation International (25 Nov 2019)
CIMMYT and the Julius Kühn Institute signed a Declaration of Intent to intensify joint research on disease-resistant and stress-tolerant wheat.
2019 World Food Prize recognizes the impact of bringing improved seeds to Africa, Asia and Latin America
The work of laureate Simon N. Groot has helped smallholder farmers to enhance vegetable production and has improved the diets of millions.
Millions at lower risk of vitamin A deficiency after six-year campaign to promote orange-fleshed sweet potato
More than two million households across six countries received sweet potato enriched with vitamin A as part of a project led by the International Potato Center (CIP).
Research team behind revolutionary field test for wheat disease wins prestigious BBSRC prize.
Minister Müller explored the campus and heard about CIMMYT’s latest innovations in maize and wheat research.
Members tackle challenges and share progress in annual meeting.