seeds

Food security
Features

A survey conducted by CIMMYT researchers collected insights from over 200 key value-chain market actors.

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.

Innovation and technology
News

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

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.

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.

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
Features

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

Food security
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.