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.
Newly minted Ph.D.'s research was supported through the Stress Tolerant Maize for Africa (STMA) project.
It is with great sadness that we report the death of Michael Blümmel, a principal scientist and deputy program leader in the feed and forage development program at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI).
In the early days of organizations like CIMMYT, the answer to improving global food security was obvious. Help people grow more food. Today the situation is far more complex.
A recent article published in Gender, Technology and Development explores how women in Nigeria negotiate these gendered power dynamics to access and secure the benefits of improved maize varieties.
In 2019, the CGIAR Research Program on Maize (MAIZE) made great advances in the development of improved stress-tolerant maize varieties, with enhanced genetic gain and novel genetic diversity and tools.
A new Fall Armyworm Research Collaboration Portal has been launched to facilitate global research collaboration to help fight the devastating crop pest fall armyworm (FAW).