He was instrumental in preparing and distributing nursery results, which are still used by breeders.
Mutenje opens dialogue with farmers to design new interventions that target farmers’ needs and achieve positive impact.
Byerlee named Officer of the Order of Australia for his distinguished service to sustainable development, poverty reduction, and food security.
Palmer made key contributions in applied science to fight hunger and improve livelihoods in the 20th Century.
CIMMYT’s mechanization team is in a quest to build the perfect machine for each farmer.
How CIMMYT fosters diversity in the workplace.
Cynthia Carmona on her transition from grant management in Mexico to project management in Nepal.
CIMMYT sociologist believes there is one vital resource that remains untapped to increase food security and boost livelihoods.
CIMMYT recognizes the work and leadership of Monica Mezzalama.
Toledo’s research is multidisciplinary — it involves genetics and breeding knowledge, as well as statistics and computer science.
Abdul Fatah, Khanal and Molero are helping pave the way for the next generation of female scientists.
Traits sought include better resilience under high temperatures, drought conditions or the attacks of rapidly-evolving crop diseases.
Breaking Ground: Tek Sapkota finds ways to reduce emissions from agriculture without compromising food security
He is one of the lead authors of the “Special Report on Climate Change and Land” of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Dreisigacker works to discover and validate molecular markers, or DNA segments, for traits of interest.