seed sector development

Blogs

tag icon Environmental health and biodiversity

Inaugural Rwanda National Seed Congress paves the way for sustainable seed industry growth.

Assistant Research Associate - Plant Breeding
News

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

A project run by CIMMYT is giving farmers access to demos, field days and seed fairs to improve their understanding of good agronomic practices and improved seed varieties.

tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Agricultural Development Officer
Explainers

tag icon Capacity development

Discover how CIMMYT scientists support getting new improved seeds to farmers fields, faster.

Features

tag icon Nutrition, health and food security

Efforts to support inclusive and equitable access to seeds by farmers should recognize the different seed systems and the complementarity of formal and informal seed systems.

Features

tag icon Capacity development

Fostering private sector engagement to develop and scale locally-produced hybrids seeds in Nepal.

tag icon Innovations

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.

Scientist - Maize Breeding and Seed Systems
News

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Ugandan seed enterprise showcases the performance of stress-resilient maize varieties and engages agro-dealers as last mile seed merchants.

Senior Scientist, Maize Germplasm Bank Curator and Seed Systems Specialist
Features

tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Seed fair in Masvingo, Zimbabwe — the first of its kind — increases smallholder access to stress tolerant varieties and knowledge on climate-smart technologies.

Research Officer II Breeder/Agronomist