Socioeconomics

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.

Features

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

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.

Features

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

In the media

Source: RCN Radio (15 Dec 2020)

Natalia Palacios, Maize Quality Specialist at CIMMYT, spoke about the center’s work in Colombia and the future of maize production in the program ‘Tierra de Sueños’.

Features

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.

Features

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