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Precision Nutrient Management: The Future of Nitrogen Use Efficiency

April 20, 2018

This March, the Borlaug Institute of South Asia (BISA) held an international workshop on enhancing Nitrogen use efficiency in wheat using the combined approach of breeding and precision agronomy in La …


New Publications: Adopting climate-smart agricultural practices

April 19, 2018

Farmers in a climate-smart village in Bihar use the leaf colour chart to judge the nitrogen content required for crops. Photo: V.Reddy, ViDocs, CCAFS. Since the 1960s and the Green Revolution in India …


New Publications: Precision agriculture for smallholder farmers

April 5, 2018

A new study tests a stepping-stone for small-scale precision agriculture fertilizer application.


End of eight-year project leaves farmers ready to tackle climate change in Africa

April 5, 2018

After eight years the Sustainable Intensification of Maize-Legume Cropping Systems for Food Security in Eastern and Southern Africa (SIMLESA) project concludes this June.


Training Coordinator

March 28, 2018

We are seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, and service-oriented professional for the position of Training Coordinator in the Sustainable Intensification Program (SIP).


Technical Coordinator

March 21, 2018

CIMMYT is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, and service-oriented professional for the position of Technical Coordinator to work in the Sustainable Intensification Program (SIP).


Training Coordinator

March 21, 2018

We are seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, and service-oriented professional for the position of Training Coordinator in the Sustainable Intensification Program (SIP).


Field trial design workshop for smallholder farmers who grow maize landraces

March 20, 2018

As part of the efforts of the Sustainable Modernization of Traditional Agriculture program aimed at improving food security based on maize landraces in marginal areas of the state of Oaxaca, Mexico


Large scale maize intensification in Odisha, India

March 9, 2018

A recent meeting in India focused on the value of maize for unused land in India’s Odisha plateau during monsoon season and the importance of women in agriculture.


Science can reverse “new normal” of climate change-related disasters

March 9, 2018

Naivasha, Kenya 2017. Photo: CIMMYT/ P.Lowe In the last decade, the climate of Africa has been changing in dramatic ways. Many regions face unpredictable levels of rainfall, which can lead both drough …


Building small scale mechanization capacity of service providers in Ethiopia

March 9, 2018

A CIMMYT project aims to increase soil fertility through direct row planting of major crops in Ethiopia, such as maize, wheat and teff.


Women farmers, researchers, and local agencies fight to unlock the potential of maize in eastern India

March 7, 2018

A women dries maize grain after shelling. Photo: CIMMYT/ Wasim Iftikar Unforeseen market effects, particularly rising land values and falling maize prices, have blocked the headway of women’s groups i …


Overcoming gender gaps in rural mechanization

March 6, 2018

A new publication details current gender gaps in rural mechanization in Bangladesh, and outlines plans to overcome these challenges.


Auxiliar de Campo

February 22, 2018

El Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo (CIMMYT) está buscando un profesionista dinámico, innovador, proactivo y con iniciativa para la posición de Auxiliar de Campo para trabajar dent …


USAID’s Feed the Future Nepal Seed and Fertilizer Project supports NGLRP to foster lentil productivity and profitability

February 19, 2018

Nepal’s National Grain Legumes Research Program (NGLRP), in collaboration with USAID’s Feed the Future Nepal Seed and Fertilizer Project, led by The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (C …


Projects Administrator

February 14, 2018

We are seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, and service-oriented professional for the position of Projects Administrator in the Sustainable Intensification Program (SIP).


Agribusiness Specialist

February 9, 2018

CIMMYT is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, and service-oriented professional for the position of Agribusiness Specialist to work in the Sustainable Intensification Program (SIP). Please note that th …


Nepal Seed and Fertilizer Project

January 16, 2018

Nepal’s agriculture is mostly small-scale and subsistence-oriented, characterized by a mix of crop and livestock farming and providing few economies of scale in production and marketing. The agricultu …


Emergency seed fuels quick farm recovery in drought-affected Ethiopia

January 11, 2018

In response to Ethiopia’s worst drought in 50 years and a critical shortage of seed in 2016, CIMMYT and partners delivered over 3,400 tons of high quality seed to farmers.


Government officials learn about agricultural mechanization in Bangladesh

January 10, 2018

On December 10 2017,CIMMYT joined SAARC in celebrating the 33rd SAARC Charter Day.