Maize

Health and nutrition
Photos

What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?

Research Associate
Climate change
Videos

Climate change will see pests moving countries and continents as conditions become more favorable.

Capacity development
Features

CIMMYT and partners revise Nepal’s seed science and technology curriculum, so university graduates are better equipped to join the industry’s work force.

Health and nutrition
Explainers

What they are, why they are important for your health, and how to identify them.

Food security
Features

Technical coordination between research and development partners is key to breed maize varieties that respond to the diverse needs of small farmers.

Health and nutrition
Videos

Consumers near Mexico City perceived blue maize tortillas to taste better. They were willing to pay up to a third more to buy them for special family events or to consume them in restaurants.

Research Associate
Innovation and technology
News

New maize varieties to bolster seed sector and enhance farm productivity.

Innovation and technology
Food security
In the media

Source: Times of India (31 Jan 2020)

New seed will withstand drought conditions and natural calamities.

Food security
In the media

Source: Excelsior (26 Jan 2020)

CIMMYT germplasm bank samples are the basis for development of new maize seeds used in the MasAgro Program.

Food security
Features

Public and private partners join forces to mitigate voracious pest.

Food security
In the media

Source: Mexico News Daily (15 Jan 2020)

Winner acknowledges the work of INIFAP, CIMMYT and the Mexico Corn Tortilla Foundation to recuperate native maize species.