seeds

Innovation and technology
Features

Service provider harvest model could create opportunities for young African entrepreneurs while reducing carbon emissions.

Food security
Videos

Maize and wheat seeds from all over the world are preserved at the CIMMYT genebank, used to bring new varieties to farmers, and backed up at the Global Seed Vault.

Capacity development
Features

Malawian smallholders tackle challenges together using the farmer field school approach.

Food security
Features

Stakeholders work together to strengthen systems for detecting, mitigating and managing the invasion of the destructive pest.

Innovation and technology
News

For the first time widespread monitoring examines how farmers are coping with climate stresses.

Innovation and technology
News

New maize varieties to bolster seed sector and enhance farm productivity.

Food security
Features

Public and private partners join forces to mitigate voracious pest.

Innovation and technology
Features

Digital seed information system will connect farmers to information and seed suppliers.

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.