Archive for May, 2011

Calling on the G8 to meet the food security challenge

May 31, 2011

Guest post by Farming First Ahead of the G8 summit this week in France, Farming First has launched a new online infographic that demonstrates how agriculture can help build a green economy. Green grow …


Willkommen, Herr Bundespräsident!

May 9, 2011

The long-standing and fruitful relationship between Germany and CIMMYT received a boost on 01 May 2011 when, as part of an official tour of Latin America, the President of the Republic of Germany, Chr …


A legacy lives on

May 8, 2011

On Friday 29 April 2011, Nobel Prize Laureate and father of the Green Revolution, Norman E. Borlaug, was awarded an honorary doctorate (postmortem) from the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Mexico ( …


Conservation agriculture attracts Puebla farmers

May 7, 2011

One of the general objectives of Conservation Agriculture and MasAgro is to create linkages, or strengthen already exisiting relations, among private agricultural organizations. With this in mind, a C …


Disseminating new seed in Nepal

May 7, 2011

On 28 April 2011, a one-day roaming day seminar on Wheat Seed Production and Rust Disease Management in Nepal attracted 51 farmers interested in quality seed production, and raising wheat production a …