Markets and value chains
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.
Digital seed information system will connect farmers to information and seed suppliers.
A new agrodealer survey explores smallholder’s access to improved maize seed and fertilizer in Tanzania and Uganda.
Breaking Ground: Pieter Rutsaert looks to better marketing for faster adoption of climate-smart maize in Africa
Markets and value chains expert studies seed demand and distribution, with the aim to help agro-dealers and seed businesses better market improved seed.
CIMMYT’s board witnesses the results of impactful research and market partnerships in Kenya.
Study gives insight into Mexican consumers’ preferences and demand for blue maize tortillas.
2019 World Food Prize recognizes the impact of bringing improved seeds to Africa, Asia and Latin America
The work of laureate Simon N. Groot has helped smallholder farmers to enhance vegetable production and has improved the diets of millions.
New study provides recommendations to help female-headed households cope with market volatility.
An economist, an agronomist and a plant biologist discuss how to mix markets, research and nutrition for optimal health and sustainability.
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.
Reaching even the most remote corners of Africa, agrodealers give farmers access to agricultural inputs and services.
CIMMYT economist Jason Donovan discusses the role of seed companies and food markets.