Archive for September, 2008

CIMMYT and ICARDA wheat experts come together at El Batán

September 9, 2008

During 01-05 September 2008, CIMMYT El Batán hosted the ICARDA-CIMMYT wheat improvement program (ICWIP) meetings for Central and West Asia and North Africa (CWANA). Representatives from the two center …


CIMMYT collaborators meet in Malawi

September 8, 2008

The annual collaborators meeting of the New Seeds Initiative for Maize in Southern Africa (NSIMA), which included the Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) Project, was held in Lilongwe, Malawi, du …


CIMMYT Board of Trustees on the ongoing CGIAR Management Process

September 5, 2008

Board of Trustees of CIMMYT 27 August 2008 1. CIMMYT strongly believes that the CGIAR needs to undergo substantial reform if it is to make a significant contribution in the future to pro-poor agricult …


CIMMYT, IITA, KARI train African maize breeders in Kenya

September 2, 2008

From 18 August to 4 September 2008, 40 maize breeders drawn from national agricultural research systems and private seed companies are attending a training workshop targeted at the use of modern maize …