Technical coordination between research and development partners is key to breed maize varieties that respond to the diverse needs of small farmers.
CIMMYT researcher explores the ways in which gender norms influence agricultural innovation around the world.
CIMMYT wheat scientist explores new sources of rust resistance to create new rust-resistant wheat varieties.
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 wheat breeder supports smallholder farmers without access to a diversified diet by improving nutritional quality in wheat.
CIMMYT maize physiologist supports development of new climate-resilient maize varieties that help resource-poor Asian farmers protect their food and income security.
CIMMYT entomologist strengthens native resistance in maize against fall armyworm and equips farmers with pest control measures.
Mutenje opens dialogue with farmers to design new interventions that target farmers’ needs and achieve positive impact.
CIMMYT’s mechanization team is in a quest to build the perfect machine for each farmer.
CIMMYT sociologist believes there is one vital resource that remains untapped to increase food security and boost livelihoods.
Toledo’s research is multidisciplinary — it involves genetics and breeding knowledge, as well as statistics and computer science.
Traits sought include better resilience under high temperatures, drought conditions or the attacks of rapidly-evolving crop diseases.
Breaking Ground: Tek Sapkota finds ways to reduce emissions from agriculture without compromising food security
He is one of the lead authors of the “Special Report on Climate Change and Land” of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Dreisigacker works to discover and validate molecular markers, or DNA segments, for traits of interest.