Socioeconomics

CIMMYT’s tried and tested approaches in varietal turnover and decades of experience in strengthening maize and wheat seed systems have a lot to contribute to CGIAR’s plan of building robust food systems by 2030.

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CIMMYT market development specialist works to strengthen the seed and fertilizer market systems and value chains in Nepal.

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On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, CGIAR and CIMMYT scientists share their career journeys.

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Assessing the approach’s potential and limitations for strengthening the livelihoods of the rural poor, a new book draws conclusions applicable across the development field.

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CIMMYT system economist explores ways to streamline smallholder farming systems through mechanization, gender equity and conservation agriculture.

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This year, we published more than 250 stories related to maize and wheat science around the world. Here are some of our favorites.

Publications

Study explores whether modern maize storage structures offer equal benefits to women and men farmers in Kenya, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Videos

Kick back, press play and enjoy some of our favorite videos of the year.

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Ethiopia-based project manager finds inspiration in supporting programs and colleagues across Africa.

Blogs

First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.

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Researchers take stock of the fertilizer recommendation tools in available in Ethiopia in support of the country’s National Soils Strategy.

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Celebrating whole grains as an integral part of healthy, sustainable — and delicious — diets.

Publications

Study explores how gender norms and intra-household dynamics shape women’s demand articulation for labor-saving technologies.

Press releases

Study shows investments and innovative policy decisions are increasing farmer incomes and national wheat productivity, with varieties originating from CIMMYT making a significant contribution.