The CGIAR Research Program MAIZE is an international collaboration between more than 300 partners from the public and private sectors, national institutions, international research organizations and seed companies. This unique partnership seeks to mobilize global resources in maize research and development to achieve a greater strategic impact on maize-based farming systems in Africa, South Asia and Latin America.
Rural women play a critical role in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty.
16 new maize lines have been released, adapted to tropical/subtropical maize production environments
The CIMMYT Global Maize program, with funding from the MAIZE CRP, recently produced a series of videos on nixtamalization, the process of cooking and steeping dried maize grain with water and lime
Maize lethal necrosis disease poses an existential threat to maize production in east Africa, and is spreading rapidly elsewhere. MAIZE CRP is spearheading a response on all fronts.
Only 20 years ago, the idea that maize could reduce vitamin A deficiency (VAD) would have been summarily dismissed. Agricultural scientists were focused on increasing yields and developing more robust varieties
In order to produce the best research, scientific institutions need to become more diverse and equitable themselves. MAIZE CRP has commissioned a study into how.