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.
STMA project training focused on latest developments in maize research and data collection.
Halfway into Nepal’s 12-year plan to boost seed systems, partners review progress and plan the best way to meet targets.
Researchers are using data and tools to produce information that can help farmers, research institutions and governments take better decisions on agronomic practices and investments.
How important is farming relative to non-farm activities for the income of young rural Africans?
In 2017, CIMMYT sent 150 tons of new and improved maize seed to the Caribbean nation to jump-start its maize seed sector, improve food security and decrease malnutrition.
The maps include information on soil PH, organic matter, total nitrogen, clay content and boron content.
The initiative will serve to develop comprehensive soil information at scale for the states of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Odisha
CIMMYT economist Jason Donovan discusses the role of seed companies and food markets.
More than 200 scientists have increased their capacity at these annual trainings since CIMMYT started organizing them ten years ago.
The seed varieties stored in the CIMMYT germplasm bank were of vital importance in efforts to restore food security in the aftermath of Hurricane Stan.
Workshop participants learned how to use the latest in technology to identify and keep track of the deadly Wheat Blast disease.
Scientist Kevin Pixley leads a project to catalogue 178,000 corn and wheat seeds at the CIMMYT seed bank near Mexico City.
Nine South Asia wheat researchers recently visited the Americas for training on measures to control a deadly and mysterious wheat blast disease.