Webinar series from CGIAR examines the components of the crop supply chain, as part of the International Year of Plant Health.
Could an ancient and — in the Americas — commonplace practice help make maize agri-food systems more nutritious?
This year, we published more than 250 stories related to maize and wheat science around the world. Here are some of our favorites.
Celebrating whole grains as an integral part of healthy, sustainable — and delicious — diets.
CIMMYT maize and wheat quality experts explain the importance of whole grains for healthy diets.
A growing number of smallholders in southern Zimbabwe adopt provitamin-A maize after collective learning and knowledge transfer initiative.
Source: Times of India (23 Oct 2020)
It’s that time of the year when pollution levels start increasing, but two factors may help north India avoid the ‘airpocalypse’ this time.
We need to make sure our food systems grow a variety of food to nourish a growing population and sustain the planet.
Cereals offer greater health and nutrition benefits than commonly acknowledged, despite often being considered ‘nutrient-poor’, say scientists.
CIMMYT puts forward integrated systems, healthy diets and One CGIAR agronomic innovation at first-ever virtual edition of the African Green Revolution Forum.
Strong partnerships key to making healthy diets affordable and meeting global nutrition challenges, says CIMMYT researcher Natalia Palacios at 2020 African Green Revolution Forum.
Scientists assess the use of blockchain to track the impact of biofortified seeds.
Source: Des Moines Register (17 Jul 2020)
Self-Help International is fighting malnutrition with biofortified crops in Nicaragua.
Source: Fana Television (3 Jun 2020)
CIMMYT joins EIAR and Ministry of Agriculture on panel discussing strategy to prevent food insecurity in Ethiopia during COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Donne del Food (31 May 2020)
B.M. Prasanna, director of CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program and the CGIAR Research Program on Maize, discusses the viral disease maize lethal necrosis.