Renowned CIMMYT plant breeder recognized for elite wheat varieties that reduced the risk of a global pandemic and now feed hundreds of millions of people around the world.
The award honors four individuals who have been integral to the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative.
The Nobel Peace Center, Mexico’s government and CIMMYT celebrate the International Day of Peace and honor the legacy of Norman Borlaug, who saved one billion lives because “You can’t build peace on empty stomachs.”
A new quantitative genetics study makes a strong case for the yield testing strategies CIMMYT uses in its wheat breeding program.
New fact sheet captures the impact of six decades of maize and wheat research in Pakistan.
BBC radio show Witness History focuses on the life and work of Norman Borlaug.
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.
More with less: Research for intensified food production with scarcer resources and heating climates
How plant breeding helps to feed the world.
CIMMYT’s five agricultural research stations in Mexico are instrumental for researchers’ work to develop innovative crops and sustainable farming systems worldwide.
CIMMYT scientist Carolina Rivera is one of the six recipients of the 2019 Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) Early Career Award.
We talk to the recipient of the World Food Prize 2018 Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application. Rouse is being recognized for his work on Ug99.
Matthew Rouse, a researcher with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is being recognized for his work to contain and reduce the impact of Ug99.
In a blog published by the World Food Prize, Bram Govaerts discusses the need for integration between research and decision-making at all levels including the public policy levels.
Encourage youth willing to become “hunger fighters” to take up the challenges of farming despite erratic weather caused by climate change, drought, dwindling water supplies and nutrient-depleted soil.