Partner

International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center

Partner Type:
CGIAR Center
Country:
Mexico

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is a nonprofit research and training institution dedicated to the development of improved varieties of wheat and maize, and introducing improved agricultural practices, thereby improving their livelihoods. CIMMYT is one of the 15 nonprofit, research and training institutions in the CGAIR network. The core of CIMMYT is its two main programs: the Global Wheat Program and the Global Maize Program, both of which specialize in breeding varieties that are high yielding and adapted to withstand environmental stressors.