Markets and value chains

Features

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

Features

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.

Blogs

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

News

FAO-led assessment details the pandemic’s impact on agri-food systems in Bangladesh and outlines possible recovery strategies.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

A survey conducted by CIMMYT researchers collected insights from over 200 key value-chain market actors.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

The number of the world’s hungry could double and trade restrictions will harm food importing nations, experts say.

Videos

Consumers near Mexico City perceived blue maize tortillas to taste better. They were willing to pay up to a third more to buy them for special family events or to consume them in restaurants.

Research Officer
Innovations
Features

Digital seed information system will connect farmers to information and seed suppliers.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

A new agrodealer survey explores smallholder’s access to improved maize seed and fertilizer in Tanzania and Uganda.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Markets and value chains expert studies seed demand and distribution, with the aim to help agro-dealers and seed businesses better market improved seed.

Capacity development
Features

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

Features

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

Nutrition, health and food security
News

The work of laureate Simon N. Groot has helped smallholder farmers to enhance vegetable production and has improved the diets of millions.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Publications

New study provides recommendations to help female-headed households cope with market volatility.