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Press releases

New leadership will continue to build on scientific excellence on maize and wheat research.

News

Agricultural experimental station in Toluca will be renamed to honor distinguished scientist.

Features

The head of the Maize Germplasm Bank, who retired in September, modernized the bank’s data curation and promoted outreach to maize landrace farming communities in the Americas.

Features

On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, CGIAR and CIMMYT scientists share their career journeys.

News

The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award is the highest honor conferred by the Government of India to non-resident Indians.

News

Former director of the Global Wheat Program positioned CIMMYT as the leading international research-for-development and breeding organization for wheat.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Systems agronomist transforms farmers’ livelihoods through improved crop performance and soil health, promoting sustainable techniques that mitigate climate change effects.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Former director general Donald Winkelmann was instrumental in achieving growth and recognition for CIMMYT.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

The manager of one of CIMMYT’s innovation nodes in Mexico works on the implementation of sustainable actions and strategies that integrate science to generate impact.

Capacity development
News

She will bring to CIMMYT many years of experience in wheat genetics, wheat genetic resources and wheat pre-breeding.

Capacity development
News

Stephen Mugo retires from CIMMYT after more than twenty years of commitment and scientific contributions.

Features

CIMMYT scientist helps breeders meet complex and stringent market demands for high-quality wheat.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

The world’s largest public research network on food systems, of which CIMMYT is a member, is looking for qualified individuals to join its new One CGIAR Common Board.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Technical coordination between research and development partners is key to breed maize varieties that respond to the diverse needs of small farmers.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Videos

CIMMYT scientists and leaders join the International Day of Women and Girls in Science social media buzz and share stories about what inspired their careers.