seeds

Capacity development
Features

CIMMYT’s board witnesses the results of impactful research and market partnerships in Kenya.

Food security
News

The work of laureate Simon N. Groot has helped smallholder farmers to enhance vegetable production and has improved the diets of millions.

Capacity development
News

STMA project training focused on latest developments in maize research and data collection.

Food security
Features

Halfway into Nepal’s 12-year plan to boost seed systems, partners review progress and plan the best way to meet targets.

Innovation and technology
Features

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.

Capacity development
Features

How important is farming relative to non-farm activities for the income of young rural Africans?

Food security
Podcasts

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.

Food security
News

The maps include information on soil PH, organic matter, total nitrogen, clay content and boron content.

Food security
Features

The initiative will serve to develop comprehensive soil information at scale for the states of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Odisha

Food security
Features

CIMMYT economist Jason Donovan discusses the role of seed companies and food markets.

Capacity development
News

More than 200 scientists have increased their capacity at these annual trainings since CIMMYT started organizing them ten years ago.

Innovation and technology
Blogs

CIMMYT has been researching the use of mobile apps to provide site-specific agronomic advice to farmers.

Food security
News

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.

Capacity development
News

Workshop participants learned how to use the latest in technology to identify and keep track of the deadly Wheat Blast disease.