Maize

Blogs

Understanding the relationship between climate change and plant health is key to conserving biodiversity and boosting food production today and for future generations.

Annual reports

For nearly a decade, the CGIAR Research Program on Maize has contributed to resilient, equitable and socially inclusive maize agri-food systems. 2020 proved this work to be more necessary than ever.

Press releases

New leadership will continue to build on scientific excellence on maize and wheat research.

Videos

CIMMYT and its partners worldwide continue to work on this complex challenge, so millions of smallholder farmers can protect their crops and feed their families.

News

Working towards resilience, renewal and transition in our agri-food systems.

Features

Fostering private sector engagement to develop and scale locally-produced hybrids seeds in Nepal.

Martin Kropff sits down with scientists involved in maize breeding, wheat quality and crop data to discuss their successes and passion behind the work that they do to help CIMMYT and CGIAR reach the Sustainable Development Goals.

News

Postgraduate students visit a hybrid maize seed company as part of drive to enhance partnerships between Nepal’s agricultural universities and the seed industry.

Publications

Don’t discount the contribution cereals can make to combatting micronutrient malnutrition, say researchers.

Features

CIMMYT scientists use high-powered drones and space satellite imagery to accelerate crop improvement, fight pests and diseases and help farmers make better crop management decisions.

Features

A mock shop helps researchers understand how Kenyan farmers choose maize seed when their preferred varieties are out of stock.

Videos

How to preserve and share the genetic biodiversity of maize.

News

CIMMYT maize lines CML604A to CML615A are adapted to tropical maize production environments.

Features

From biofortification to cooking techniques, a CIMMYT scientist and her team test how to make this global staple as nutritious as possible.

Features

Five CIMMYT solutions for a fairer, healthier world.