Genetic resources

Innovation and technology
News

Experts work together at hackathon to develop Enterprise Breeding System that can serve CGIAR organizations and national agricultural research programs.

Innovation and technology
News

Recognized for most-cited works worldwide on Web of Science Group’s list of Highly Cited Researchers.

Food security
News

Head of CIMMYT Wheat Germplasm Bank receives Frank N. Meyer Medal for contributions to germplasm collection, conservation and use.

Capacity development
News

Visit to CIMMYT headquarters reaffirms research collaboration.

Capacity development
Features

CIMMYT’s board witnesses the results of impactful research and market partnerships in Kenya.

Food security
Videos

BBC radio show Witness History focuses on the life and work of Norman Borlaug.

Food security
Features

The world urgently needs a transformation of the global food system, leading to healthier diets for all and a drastic reduction in agriculture’s environmental impact. The major cereal grains must play a central role in this new revolution for the benefit of the world’s poorest people.

Food security
Features

Can you imagine a world without maize and wheat? We can’t!

Innovation and technology
News

New study provides an extensive field-test validation of existing genetic markers for thousand grain weight; finds both surprises and promising results.

Food security
Features

CIMMYT scientists engage to preserve the Jala maize landrace, famous for producing the longest maize ears in the world.

Food security
In the media

Source: Aftenposten (24 Sep 2019)

CIMMYT’s plant breeding contributes to climate resilience of crops around the world.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

Scientists identified significant new chromosomal regions for wheat yield and disease resistance, which will speed up global breeding efforts.

Food security
Features

Visiting scientist Roi Ben-David discusses Israel’s exotic germplasm gap and ongoing efforts to restore the country’s lost wheat landrace collections.

Innovation and technology
Features

This tool allows to identify varieties used by farmers and to track the adoption and impact of improved crops.

Innovation and technology
News

New paper outlines potential uses of genetic engineering technologies to address problems that affect resource-poor farmers and consumers.