Archive for January, 2009

Shandong Academy of Agricultural Science representatives visit CIMMYT

January 27, 2009

Mr. Zhong Chonggao, President of the Shandong Academy of Agricultural Science, visited El Batán on 13 January 2009. Mr. Qiu Ruor, Director, Crop Research Institute, accompanied him, along with Mr. Wan …


Knowledge Share Fair starts in Rome today

January 20, 2009

Knowledge Share Fair for Agricultural Development and Food Security, a 3-day event organized jointly by Bioversity International, the CGIAR ICT-KM program, FAO, IFAD and WFP at FAO Headquarters starts …


Securing seeds: CIMMYT to ship second deposit to global seed vault

January 19, 2009

Nearly a year after the icy Svalbard Global Seed Vault opened its doors for seed storage, CIMMYT scientists have selected and prepared their second Svalbard-bound shipment of wheat and maize seeds, se …


CIMMYT-China wheat project honored

January 18, 2009

A joint wheat quality project between CIMMYT and the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) recently received a prestigious award from the Chinese government for research advances.The award, …


Maseca pays a visit to CIMMYT

January 17, 2009

Many of us living in Mexico know the brand name Maseca from the flour packages we see in the supermarket. Maseca is one of three brands owned by the Gruma corporation, which produces and markets flour …