Maize

Health and nutrition
Features

An economist, an agronomist and a plant biologist discuss how to mix markets, research and nutrition for optimal health and sustainability.

Health and nutrition
Press releases

New varieties deliver essential micronutrients to those who lack diverse diets.

Food security
News

Experts discussed the status of the outbreak, the role of research and applicable measures.

Climate change
Features

Agriculture leaders of eastern and southern Africa encourage wider adoption of conservation agriculture for the benefit of farmers, consumers and the environment.

Food security
Features

In annual meeting, STMA project partners build on the successes of research in combatting drought, heat, pests and disease.

Maize Landrace Improvement and Quality Trait Phenotyping Coordinator
Innovation and technology
Press releases

The five young awardees are advancing change, innovation and research in their communities.

Health and nutrition
News

As the Nutritious Maize for Ethiopia (NuME) project comes to an end, partners draw plans to extend its impact.

Food security
Press releases

Identifying best practices to fight the invasive pest.

Program Administrator

Maize Molecular Breeder for Latin America
Climate change
News

A new book draws on experiences of men and women farmers across eastern and southern Africa who bravely embraced change to improve their farming methods and the lives and livelihoods of their families.

Food security
In the media

Source: La Repubblica (2 May 2019)

Researchers from CIMMYT, the University of Wageningen and the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna published a tracing study on abandonment of maize landraces over the last 50 years in Morelos.

Food security
In the media

Source: Relief Web (1 May 2019)

USAID, CIMMYT and ICRISAT convened a workshop to share experiences, best practices, approaches and challenges in managing FAW.

Food security
In the media

Source: The Hindu (1 May 2019)

CIMMYT, USAID, ICRISAT and CGIAR have joined hands to address FAW threat in Asia.