Markets and value chains

Food security
News

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

Health and nutrition
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
Innovation and technology
Features

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

Food security
News

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

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.

Health and nutrition
Features

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

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 and social inclusion
Publications

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

Senior Agricultural Economist
Health and nutrition
Features

An economist, an agronomist and a plant biologist discuss how to mix markets, research and nutrition for optimal health and sustainability.

Health and nutrition
Features

As processed food products gain popularity in Mexico City, researchers are keen to understand variation in access to healthier maize- and wheat-based foods across differences in purchasing power.

Markets and Value Chain Specialist
Food security
Features

Reaching even the most remote corners of Africa, agrodealers give farmers access to agricultural inputs and services.