Govaerts was confirmed for a 5-year tenure (2023-2028) after acting as interim leader of CIMMYT since 2021.
Reeves has been appointed a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia for significant service to sustainable agriculture research and production.
Wheat breeder and former CIMMYT Board of Trustees member Zhuang Qiaosheng passed away at the age of 105.
President of India presents Padma Bhushan Award posthumously to relatives of former CIMMYT wheat program director.
Agricultural scientist Madhulika Singh shares her experience as the first woman in STEM in her family and in her society in Bihar, India.
CIMMYT deeply regrets the passing of leading agriculture and forestry research expert Barbara H. Wells
As Director General of the International Potato Center (CIP) and as CGIAR’s Global Director for Genetic Innovation, Wells helped improve the health and livelihoods of millions of people.
New research explores how the adoption of Climate-Smart Agricultural Practices can help address environmental issues, reduce out-migration, and ensure household food security.
Sanjaya Rajaram, former CIMMYT Wheat Program Director, has been recognized with the Padma Bhushan Award for his contributions to wheat improvement worldwide.
Researchers listed among world’s most influential scholars, based on citations.
New leadership will continue to build on scientific excellence on maize and wheat research.
Agricultural experimental station in Toluca will be renamed to honor distinguished scientist.
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.
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, CGIAR and CIMMYT scientists share their career journeys.
The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award is the highest honor conferred by the Government of India to non-resident Indians.
Former director of the Global Wheat Program positioned CIMMYT as the leading international research-for-development and breeding organization for wheat.