Archive for March, 2008

Ukraine counselor visits El Batan

March 31, 2008

On 28 March 2008, Anatoly Rymar, Counselor from the Ukraine Embassy in Mexico, visited El Batán to discuss strengthened collaboration of his country with the center. According to Alex Morgounov, CIMMY …


Striga control at OFAB meeting in Kenya

March 31, 2008

About 50 participants at a meeting of the Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) held discussions around CIMMYT agronomist Fred Kanampiu’s presentation on “Herbicide Seed Coating: Taming the …


India breeders choose outstanding maize from CIMMYT

March 21, 2008

Immediately upon his return after Science Week on 10 March 2008, P.H. Zaidi, breeder in CIMMYT’s global maize program, led a field day on ICRISAT’s campus in Hyderabad, India, that was attended by som …


Farewell and thanks to Masa Iwanaga, Director General, 2002-2008

March 21, 2008

CIMMYT Director General, Masa Iwanaga, ends his appointment at CIMMYT today,14 March 2008, after a six-year tenure that included a redirection in center strategy, confronting extreme financial difficu …


Science Week 2008

March 7, 2008

CIMMYT research staff, colleagues from IRRI, GCP, and other special guests, as well as a few members of the Board of Trustees and DG designate, Thomas A. Lumpkin, gathered in El Batán from Monday 03 t …