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This is a selection of the latest CIMMYT news stories.


CIMMYT maize lines CML604A to CML615A are adapted to tropical maize production environments.


New equipment will speed up and enhance the accuracy of national breeding processes including seed preparation, data collection and inventory management.

Press releases

Partnership of two world-class research institutes will harness state-of-the-art technology to find solutions for wheat farmers and consumers.

In the media

Source: The Guardian (27 Apr 2021)

Matthew Reynolds talked to The Guardian’s Science Weekly podcast about the process of creating climate- and heat-resistant crops.


Two-wheel tractors have replaced outdated farming tools, helping Ethiopian farmers reduce drudgery, improve productivity and increase their profits.


In India’s state of Odisha, maize farming is lifting up the socioeconomic status of women.


Could an ancient and — in the Americas — commonplace practice help make maize agri-food systems more nutritious?


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