Bram Govaerts with the members of the Río Fuerte Sur Farmer Association (AARFS) Management Committee. Photo: José Saucedo. On the 14th of May, the Río Fuerte Sur Farmers’ Association (Asociación de Ag …
Mexico’s Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) is committed to provide Mexican farmers with the best possible seed and technical support, according to …
A new study tests a stepping-stone for small-scale precision agriculture fertilizer application.
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
A new book from Columbia University Press offers social sector organizations a how-to guide on applying new and creative methods to solve complex problems.
A new study examines how networks help spread new technologies and innovations in agriculture.
In a blog published by the World Food Prize, Bram Govaerts discusses the need for integration between research and decision-making at all levels including the public policy levels.
CIMMYT will send 150 tons of renewed, improved maize seed to Haiti, the largest seed shipment to any country in the organization’s history.
Agriculture is the second largest emitter of global greenhouse gas emissions and largest driver of deforestation, making the sector one of the top contributors to climate change and biodiversity loss.
Tending her own crops gives Carolina Camacho insights into the challenges farmers face that she could never have learned in a classroom.
Access to genetic data can revolutionize research partnerships and lead to major benefits for crop breeders aiming to help smallholder farmers boost yields, says geneticist Cesar Petroli.
Scientists unlock evolutionary secrets of landraces through a study of allelic diversity, revealing more about the genetic basis of flowering time and how maize adapts to variable environments.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) – Scientists have unlocked evolutionary secrets of landraces through an unprecedented study of allelic diversity, revealing more about the genetic basis …
The Haiti Mayi project aims to kick-start a local seed sector, keep famine at bay, end dependence on international aid and reduce imports.
CIMMYT scientists will present at the COP 13 conference on a new collection of tools and resources that could revolutionize maize breeding and promote genetic diversity conservation.
Sustainable farming practices allow smallholder farmers to improve maize yields while reducing deforestation in Mexico, report finds.
Transforming subsistence agriculture and unsustainable farming systems into productive and sustainable operations has been the key focus of scientist Bram Govaerts, 2014 recipient of the Norman Borlau …
From the field to the laboratory, new technology plays a major part in the international effort to develop seeds and cropping systems that will help achieve food security.
Syngenta and CIMMYT partner to sustainably increase maize farmers’ productivity and income in southern MexicoSeptember 30, 2016
Valter Brunner, Syngenta’s Corporate Affairs Director for Latin America. Photo: CIMMYT For Syngenta and CIMMYT, improving smallholder farmers’ productivity implies that lives will be changed. Our obje …
Mexico City, Mexico (CIMMYT) — In recognition of the contributions the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center has made to agriculture and food security in Mexico and the world, a symposium w …