Archive for April, 2008

CIMMYT and IITA train economists in Stata

April 14, 2008

During 07–12 April 2008, CIMMYT and IITA gave a training course for 25 collaborators from 13 countries in eastern, western, and southern Africa on “Modeling Agricultural Technologies Using Stata,” in …


Bright times ahead: summary from the Board meetings

April 12, 2008

CIMMYT Board of Trustee meetings of 06-09 April 2008 ended on a high note, with a presentation to Staff from the Chair of the Board, Lene Lange. Lene began by welcoming CIMMYT’s newest Board member an …


Conservation agriculture course in Toluca

April 12, 2008

About 30 people attended an intensive course in conservation agriculture (CA) during 08-10 April 2008 at the CIMMYT experiment station in Toluca. The course, which was the first in recent years by CIM …


Borlaug visits Obregón; Patronato and Sonora give CIMMYT US$ 1 million

April 5, 2008

Dr. Norman Borlaug had a joyous reunion on 02 April 08 with CIMMYT and Mexican friends and former colleagues at the place—the research facilities near Ciudad Obregón, Sonora state, owned by the farmer …