Maize

Health and nutrition
In the media

Source: France 24 (19 Nov 2019)

B.M. Prasanna, Director of CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program, speaks on CIMMYT’s work to help farmers in the context of the aflatoxin crisis in Kenya.

Food security
Features

Stress-tolerant maize varieties are transforming lives in northern Uganda.

Food security
Blogs

The effect of factors limiting production differs across regions, researchers observe.

Capacity development
News

Visit to CIMMYT headquarters reaffirms research collaboration.

Capacity development
Features

Scientists mobilize African and Latin American knowledge to protect Asia’s maize.

Capacity development
Features

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

Health and nutrition
Features

Study gives insight into Mexican consumers’ preferences and demand for blue maize tortillas.

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!

Gender and social inclusion
Photos

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
Features

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

Food security
Features

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

Climate change
Features

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
Features

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.