drought-tolerant

Features

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

Features

CIMMYT partner seed company supports smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa with stress-tolerant seed against biotic and abiotic stresses.

News

One of CIMMYT and CGIAR’s biggest supporters, he sets out on a virtual book tour to spark collaborative action toward avoiding a climate disaster and calls for innovations in almost everything that we do.

Press releases

As partners come together as One CGIAR to enact a bold climate-centered strategy, projects like CIMMYT and IITA’s decades-long work on climate-smart maize can help show the way forward.

Features

A ten-year partnership led by CIMMYT and IITA tackles climate-induced risks in maize production, developing and deploying new climate-adaptive varieties benefiting over 8 million households in sub-Saharan Africa.

Press releases

CIMMYT researchers and partners are applying genomics, remote sensing and big data analysis to fortify the crop against climate-related stresses.

Press releases

High-zinc and climate-resilient varieties poised to boost production for farmers and nutrition for consumers.

News

The nine new maize lines are especially valuable for breeders seeking drought tolerance or tar spot complex disease resistance.

In the media

Source: CGTN Africa (9 Nov 2020)

CIMMYT maize breeder Yoseph Beyene discusses drought-tolerant maize and maize with resistance to fall armyworm.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: Green Biz (10 Sep 2020)

CIMMYT’s drought-tolerant maize is boosting farmers’ yields and incomes, directly improving millions of lives.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: Seed Quest (6 Aug 2020)

Alliance will link with CIMMYT-coordinated Heat and Drought Wheat Improvement Consortium (HeDWIC).

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: China Daily (22 Jul 2020)

CIMMYT-developed drought-and high temperature-tolerant maize varieties help strengthen resilience to weather extremes in China.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Press releases

Presentations, abstracts and posters of major conference about agricultural production in water-limited environments are available for free.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: The Nation (27 Apr 2020)

CIMMYT, Clinton Development Initiative and Harvest Plus work together to make drought-tolerant and vitamin A biofortified maize available to farmers in Malawi.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: SciDev.Net (12 Mar 2020)

Agricultural science offers solutions to deal with consequences of extreme weather.