CIMMYT scientist takes lead role in American Agronomy Society’s sustainable intensification communityFebruary 13, 2017
Timothy Krupnik, systems agronomist at CIMMYT, has assumed leadership of the recently formed Sustainable Intensification community of the American Society for Agronomy’s (ASA) Environmental Quality se …
Despite over a decade of implementing policies and programs to promote gender equity in research, some countries have seen women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers stagnate an …
A handful of drought tolerant maize seed. Photo: A. Wangalachi/CIMMYT MEXICO CITY (CIMMYT) — Maize is a major food crop in sub-Saharan, yet yields remain low under smallholder farmer conditions compa …
An internationally coordinated approach is key to breed and deploy crops resilient to climate change effects.
Jiafa Chen has helped identify new genetic resources that have been used in breeding new maize varieties that withstand environmental and biological stresses.
Cereal yields in sub-Saharan Africa must increase to 80 percent of their potential by 2050 to meet the enormous increase in demand for food.
Researchers are seeking to re-engage rural youth who are increasingly abandoning agriculture to work in cities, raising the question who will grow our food in the future?
New Publications: Rise of micro-satellites offers cost-effective way to collect data on smallholder farmsDecember 7, 2016
Micro-satellites are emerging as an effective low-cost option to collecting data like sow date and yields on small farms across the developing world.
Leaf rust is increasingly impacting durum wheat production worldwide.
Researchers improve global collaboration on harnessing genes in breeding that can help the crop withstand the effects of climate change.
Pests are likely to spread as climate change continues to impact farming systems globally, according to a new study.
New study reveals findings to help increase drought and heat tolerance in Latin American maize.
A study from CIMMYT scientists has revealed new insights on the respective benefits of conventional tillage (CT) and zero tillage (ZT) in north-west India.
Agricultural mitigation strategies likely to fall short of recommended temperature caps for global warming.
Research highlights important risks to farmers’ yields in Pakistan due to climate change.
CIMMYT PhD fellow Tania Martínez receives Mexican National Youth Award for her outstanding performance in academic achievement.
China’s Vice Premier Liu Yandong visits CIMMYT to thank the organization for its contribution to China’s agricultural development over the past 30 years.
In this list of recent publications, we discuss new ways how development practitioners and policy makers can approach machinery adoption in Bangladesh.
New publications from CIMMYT staff cover challenges in land availability in Zambia among other updates in maize and wheat.
New advances in heat-tolerant wheat in South Asia and how physiological breeding can help increase yields.