Socioeconomics

Features

Researchers study the design, delivery and use of digital decision-support tools for smallholder maize farmers in northern Nigeria.

Publications

New study projects food demand in 2030 and considers the implications for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals.

News

Varietal trait prioritization is important for balancing commercial realities and farmers’ diverse interests.

Publications

New CIMMYT Brochure highlights value of maize and wheat science to battle rising undernourishment.

Blogs

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

Press releases

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

News

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

Features

Researchers, extension services, partners and policymakers can better support feminization of agriculture processes in the Indo-Gangetic Plains through improved research and recommendations.

Gender equity is one of the best solutions for hunger. Why? The numbers speak for themselves.

Publications

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

Features

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

In the media

Source: The Counter (21 May 2021)

Dave Hodson discusses why conservation may be the key to our survival.

In the media

Source: The Conversation (15 Mar 2021)

By changing the way cereals are produced, processed and consumed, it’s possible to harness their benefits to improve diets around the world.

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.

Features

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