seeds

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.

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.

Innovation and technology
Features

Scientist Kevin Pixley leads a project to catalogue 178,000 corn and wheat seeds at the CIMMYT seed bank near Mexico City.

Food security
News

Nine South Asia wheat researchers recently visited the Americas for training on measures to control a deadly and mysterious wheat blast disease.

News

Modern data systems are essential to monitor, manage and plan actions taken by governments to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

Innovation and technology
News

Erratic weather patterns associated with climate change pose unique challenges for wheat breeders playing a key part in the fight to ensure global food security.