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.
Women in Malawi are inspiring the next generation of smallholder farmers to adopt climate-smart technologies.
Vitamin A-biofortified orange maize, developed by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in partnership with HarvestPlus, is now helping refugees in Zambia cultivate a nutritious diet and improve their livelihoods.
Zimbabwean farmer Steven Seremwe is one of about 250,000 farmers who have benefited from biofortified vitamin A maize through the Zimbabwe Livelihoods and Food Security Programme (LFSP).
The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) lay out requirements for improving the livelihoods of all beings on Earth. How does maize align with and support the SDG narrative?
Researchers have found a link suggesting that supporting and building upon indigenous agricultural practices could lead to a decline in forced migration.
As we look forward to 2020, here’s a recap of some of the exciting MAIZE activities and accomplishments of 2019: