News

Food security
Press releases

New project will research and promote the adoption of sustainable farming method and practices.

Innovation and technology
News

Study shows how the Crop-loss Assessment Monitor could help improve loss assessment and make crop insurance more efficient.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Phys.org (11 Sep 2020)

Scientists complete one of the largest genetic analyses ever done of an agricultural crop to find desirable traits in wheat’s extensive and unexplored diversity.

Innovation and technology
Features

Tremendous impact is arising from the longstanding cooperation between CIMMYT’s maize and wheat programs and national programs in countries where CIMMYT works.

Food security
Features

Case studies from Ethiopia and Rwanda show adaptable fertilizer rates may help tree-based smallholder farmers, thus providing them with options to cope with COVID-19-imposed fertilizer shortages.

Food security
Press releases

A team of scientists has completed one of the largest genetic analyses ever done of any agricultural crop to find desirable traits in wheat’s extensive and unexplored diversity.

Food security
In the media

Source: All Africa (10 Sep 2020)

African Green Revolution Forum panel discussed and policies to encourage small and medium-enterprise (SME) growth.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Green Biz (10 Sep 2020)

CIMMYT’s drought-tolerant maize is boosting farmers’ yields and incomes, directly improving millions of lives.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

CGIAR centers join efforts on agronomy research and innovation initiative to support agricultural productivity growth in the global South.

Capacity development
Videos

New online training takes farmers and service providers though a visual journey on the use of conservation agriculture-based sustainable intensification methods.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Science Codex (3 Sep 2020)

CIMMYT scientists use UAVs to more accurately measure plant health to select high-yielding wheat.

Food security
Features

Stakeholders take stock of ongoing work to bring farmers superior hybrids using two novel technologies.

Innovation and technology
Features

Scientists assess the use of blockchain to track the impact of biofortified seeds.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

On International Youth Day, CIMMYT captures images of sub-Saharan African youth to celebrate their immense contributions to agriculture, farming systems, service provision and research and development.

Innovation and technology
Features

CIMMYT’s historic Toluca station will host a new rapid generation advancement and speed breeding facility to accelerate genetic gains in wheat.