Maize

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

Gender and social inclusion
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On the International Day of Rural Women, October 15, meet farmers who are leading their families and their communities to a better life.

Capacity development
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Seven young farmers, researchers and activists are advancing change, innovation and research in their communities.

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

Climate change
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CIMMYT maize physiologist supports development of new climate-resilient maize varieties that help resource-poor Asian farmers protect their food and income security.

Food security
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A demand-driven, multi-lens approach ensures the best maize varieties are available to seed companies and farmers.

Food security
In the media

Source: News Ghana (13 Sep 2019)

CIMMYT has developed a variety of seeds to meet the varied needs of Kenyan farmers.

Food security
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Partner field days in Kenya presented sustainable solutions to crop threats and innovations in seed and agronomy.

Capacity development
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STMA project training focused on latest developments in maize research and data collection.

Food security
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CABI’s CEO Trevor Nicholls and CIMMYT’s Director General Martin Kropff analyze the challenges and opportunities for family farmers in the next decade.

Capacity development
News

The Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD) signed a memorandum of understanding with CIMMYT to reaffirm their research partnership for maize and wheat improvement.

Innovation and technology
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New leaflet highlights digital innovations for Africa as researchers share insights at the African Green Revolution Forum 2019.

Food security
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At the Africa Food Security Leadership Dialogue in Rwanda, experts and policymakers analyzed ways to address the continent’s food security crisis in the face of climate change.

Maize Entomologist