seed sector development


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

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

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

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

Research Associate

Research Assistant - Seed systems

Business Development Analyst
Capacity development

Seed companies in Malawi share how they chose their flagship varieties and got them onto the commercial market.

Nutrition, health and food security
Press releases

Publication analyzes success factors of Wheat Seed Scaling project, which has benefited more than 131,000 rural households in Ethiopia.

Maize Seed Systems Coordinator for Africa

Research Associate - Seed System Officer
Capacity development

CIMMYT and partners revise Nepal’s seed science and technology curriculum, so university graduates are better equipped to join the industry’s work force.